English Name Great Frigatebird
Scientific Name Fregata minor
German Name Bindenfregattvogel
Spanish Name Rabihorcado Grande
French Name Frégate du Pacifique
 
Great Frigatebird
     
Peters Family Name FREGATIDAE:Frigatebirds Order 227.0
Sibley Monroe Family Name FREGATIDAE:Frigatebirds Order 3883.0
Gill Family Name FREGATIDAE:Frigatebirds Order 222.0
New 2013 Family Name FREGATIDAE:Frigatebirds Order 235.0
 
English Synonyms
  • Aldabra Frigate-bird (aldabrensis)
  • Greater Frigatebird
  • Lesser Frigatebird
  • Nicoll's Frigate-bird (nicolli)
  • Pacific Frigatebird
Synonyms
<(ctd): ("Habitat in Insula Adscensionis aliisque pelagicis" = Ascension Island.) 
Authority (J.F.Gmelin 1789)
Habitat ocean
Breeding "Throughout year,varying with locality;some preference for laying in the dry season" (HBW,1,p.373)
Movement