Lesser FrigatebirdFregata ariel / Atafa
Facts About Lesser Frigatebird
- Its main source of prey is flying fish (airborne or just beneath the surface), but it also takes squid, jellyfish and scraps discarded by boats, and will often feed over tuna and other predatory fish that drive smaller fish species to the surface.
- Life Span
- 27 years
- Length: 71-81 cm (28-32 in); wingspan: 175-193 cm (69-76 in)
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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2014