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Genovesa, Galapagos Islands


Make Nikon F90
Lens Sigma mirror lens 600 mm f/8   at 600 mm
Exposure not available  
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Suliformes   Family  Fregatidae

Deutsch  Prachtfregattvogel Dutch  Amerikaanse Fregatvogel
Italian  Fregata magnifica Spanish  Rabihorcado Magnífico


Male Magnificent Frigatebirds have grey feet whereas both male and female Great Frigate birds have pinkish feet.

Heinzel H (2000): Galapagos Diary. Christopher Helm, A & C Black, London


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Magnificent Frigatebird male
Fregata magnificens
Frégate superbe

Jean-Michel PAULUS