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Frigatebird


Photo From: Joe Reynolds - Album: OurPlanet

Description: Great frigatebird of the Galapagos. These vultures of the sea have a magnificent wingspan and and can be seen gliding in circles with their distinctive forked tail and angled wings. During amazing courtship displays, the male frigate inflates a huge red sac or gular under its throat and flutters its spread wings to attract the attention of the female.

Uploaded: 10/2/2000 by Joe Reynolds
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