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This large black bird was seen at the bolsa chica wetlands. flying over the bridge, I saw it and took a quick photo before it was gone.
Photographed at the wetlands next to Newport Beach.
Joshua and I have been trying to identify it, we have come to the conclusion that it is a Great Frigatebird. and really the only thing says it isn't, is the head to body ratio, head seems a bit too long/slender, Since it was almost right above me, I can not really tell if it has a hooked bill at the tip. I am open to anyone thoughts on this bird. Please help ID.