Another frigate bird
came around, hovering over the wreck.
What would be terrible is if the DPRK (North Korea) re-enacted Operation Frigate Bird
or the fourth Chinese nuclear test and did a two-in-one," said Jeffrey Lewis of the California-based Middlebury Institute of International Studies.
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
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
Moreover, the frigate bird
cannot land on water and become airborne again, but must roost either on land or the mast of a ship, and use the wind for a take-off assist.
No one can be sure how Man-O-War acquired its name, but it is thought to derive from either the British Man-O-War frigates which were wrecked on local reefs or the Man-O-War frigate bird
which once nested on the island.
Enjoy an excursion to the world's largest frigate bird
sanctuary, located in the Codrington Lagoon National Park and reachable only by boat.
A frigate bird
swooping down to the surface should get a dolphin angler's adrenaline flowing.
Barbuda is famed for having one of the largest frigate bird
colonies in the world and the Prince was given an extensive boat tour of their breeding grounds.
Almost devoid of inhabitants - there are only 1,500 Barbudans - it is famed for its pink beaches and frigate bird
Egrets, herons, ducks and pelicans feed and roost along the shores, along with such rarely seen creatures as the frigate bird
The great frigate bird
is also courting this time of year; watch the males inflate their red throat pouches.