In mating season, from September to April, the male frigate bird
displays a huge red breast to attract a female mate.
They keep a watchful eye on the large frigate birds
hovering overhead, which have a piratical habit of stealing other birds' catch.
Although small, frigate birds
have a 6ft wingspan, which means they can spiral gracefully hundreds of feet into the air.
A A corsair ship B A dish made from salt cod C A frigate bird
D A marine creature QUESTION 6 - for 6 points: Which fruit bears the same name as a French town and a South African river?
Both frigate bird
species were regularly seen patrolling over the island in December, with more than 20 individuals being seen together on a number of occasions.
Once owned and operated by a single sugar producing English family, the Godringtons, Barbuda today is a world heritage protected frigate bird
If birding is more your style, come during the mating season (Feb to Apr) of the Frigate Bird
After the frigate bird
they spent a long time looking at iguanas.
The resort has offered tours to Frigate Bird
Sanctuary by boat, Darby's Sink Hole or Spanish Point; as well as adventure activities such as horseback riding, game hunting, kayaking and snorkelling for guests keen on adventure getaways.
I went to Antigua in search of two specific species: the elusive frigate bird
and a spectacular variety that delights in the name, scaly-breasted thrasher.
Tioman has quite a few protected species of mammals, including the binturong, long-tailed macaque, slow loris, black giant squirrel, red giant flying squirrel, mouse deer, brush-tailed porcupine, and common palm civet, from a total of 45 species of mammals and 138 species of birds, including the majestic frigate bird
round the frigate bird
the unendurable heat is stirred/
It is thought that these carvings may represent the wings of a frigate bird
the frigate bird
is one of the more colourful inhabitants of the Galapagos islands
And just as they had decided they had ticked off everything they could expect to see at the ferry, there was a juvenile magnificent frigate bird