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Frigatebird, Greater

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Frigatebird, Greater

Unread post by wildtuinman » Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:14 am

Had a very surprised sighting of this young bird in the Durban area in December 2009.

The white armpits normally points to Lesser Frigatebird, but in this instance the pale head points to an immature Greater.

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