Christmas Frigatebirds or Christmas Island Frigatebirds

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Christmas Frigatebirds or Christmas Island Frigatebirds
Frigatebirds

Female Christmas Frigatebird or Christmas Island Frigatebird


The Christmas Frigatebird or Christmas Island Frigatebird (Fregata andrewsi) is a frigatebird endemic to the Christmas Islands in the Indian Ocean.


Description

The adult male is all black except for a white belly patch. This species does not walk or swim, but is a very aerial bird which obtains its food by picking up live prey items from beaches or the water surface, and the aerial piracy of other birds.



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