"The Great Frigate Birds" Galápagos Islands Local Custom Tip by windsorgirl

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  Male Frigate Bird
by windsorgirl

The Great Frigate birds can be found in colonies on Isla Seymour Norte. They are not the friendliest birds in the animal kingdom in that they rely on other birds, like boobies and gulls to catch fish and then the Frigates steal their fish away. Another interesting fact about the frigate birds is that the males have these floppy red pouches beneath their beaks that they can inflate to incredible proportions to attract a female.

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  • Written Dec 19, 2003
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