frigatebird
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Frigatebird FAQ

To start with, here are some interesting facts about the frigatebird… Seasonal monogamous Frigatebird family of birds is called Fregatidae Nests colonially pelagic piscivores (obtain most food on the wing) Christopher Columbus in 1492 called them “forktails” Stays in the air up for 12 days without landing Rides the air thermals Can live 45+ years French sailors …