Family Fregatidae (Frigatebirds)

The family Fregatidae are the Frigatebirds - large, dark seabirds with long, hooked bills and long forked tails. They soar on long, pointed wings over tropical seas. The feed on the wing, often stealing food from other birds.

2 species photographed. See the Australian birds list.

Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel

Lesser Frigatebird

Great Frigatebird Fregata minor

Great Frigatebird
Great Frigatebird