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Magnificent frigatebird Fregata magnificens magnificens (male)


Status: Native
Island: North Seymour
Location: Short loop trail
Year: 2004
Male magnificent frigatebirds can be distinguished from male great frigatebirds by their calls and the purplish irridescence of the feathers on their backs.


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Magnificent frigatebird Fregata magnificens magnificens (female)


Status: Native
Island: Between Santiago and Baltra
Location:
Year: 2006
Female magnificent frigatebirds have black throats and lack eye-rings.


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Magnificent frigatebird Fregata magnificens magnificens (female)


Status: Native
Island: Between Santiago and Baltra
Location:
Year: 2006
Female magnificent frigatebirds have black throats and lack eye-rings.


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Magnificent frigatebird Fregata magnificens magnificens (juvenile)


Status: Native
Island: North Seymour
Location: Short loop trail
Year: 2006
Juvenile magnificent frigatebirds have white heads.


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Magnificent frigatebird Fregata magnificens magnificens (juvenile)


Status: Native
Island: North Seymour
Location: Short loop trail
Year: 2006


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Magnificent frigatebird Fregata magnificens magnificens with chick


Status: Native
Island: North Seymour
Location: Short loop trail
Year: 2006


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Magnificent frigatebird Fregata magnificens magnificens feeds chick


Status: Native
Island: North Seymour
Location: Short loop trail
Year: 2006


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Magnificent frigatebird Fregata magnificens magnificens hitches ride


Status: Native
Island: Between Santiago and Baltra
Location: Short loop trail
Year: 2006