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Great Frigatebird Fregata minor




It is an aerial searcher, locates its prey from the air and launches in nose dive, diving and catching with their bill. It's a cleptoparasitic or pirate species, i.e. steals his food to other species. To do this, it joined mixed flocks and harasses other

Social and interspecific behavior

They form mixed flocks. Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) and Fregata minor have aggressive mutual behavior.

Recommended Citation

Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: