Gallery description : frigatebird

These birds usually live 15 - 25 years. The average weight of the frigatebird is 0.9kg - 1.9kg (1.9lbs - 4.2lbs). Frigatebird is a bird that inhabits tropical coasts and islands. It has a feathers skin type. It has 150cm - 250cm (59in - 98in) wing span. The preferred food type is carnivore. The top speed it can reach is 15km/h (9mph).

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Facts about frigatebirds
NameFrigatebird
Weight0.9kg - 1.9kg (1.9lbs - 4.2lbs)
Life Span15 - 25 years
Conservation StatusLeast concern
LifestyleColony
Main PreyFish, crab, squid
Size (H)65cm - 100cm (25in - 39in)
FamilyFregatidae
Top Speed15km/h (9mph)
Wing Span150cm - 250cm (59in - 98in)
OrderPelecaniformes
HabitatTropical coasts and islands
TypeBird
PredatorsHumans, rats, cats
ColourBlack, white, brown, red
ClassAves
KingdomAnimalia
Distinctive FeaturesLarge wingspan and enlarged red throat of the male
DietCarnivore
Average Clutch Size1
PhylumChordata
Scientific NameFregata
Skin TypeFeathers
Image Details
Description Frigatebird. Frigatebird
Width 1520 pixels
Heigh 960 pixels
File type JPG
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