Magnificent frigatebird displaying

Magnificent frigatebird displaying

C024/8498 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: CHRISTOPHER SWANN/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Magnificent frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) displaying. Male magnificent frigatebird displaying its gular pouch (red) during a courtship display. This large seabird lives in equatorial waters, feeding mainly on fish using its sharp hooked beak. It is the largest of the frigatebirds, reaching a wingspan of around 215 centimetres. Photographed on the coast of the Gulf of California, Mexico.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: animal, animal behaviour, animals, biological, biology, bird, birds, coast, coastal, courting, courtship, display, displaying, fauna, frigate bird, frigatebirds, gular pouch, gulf of california, landscape, magnificent frigatebird, male, mating, mexican, mexico, nature, neck, no-one, nobody, north american, ornithological, ornithology, perched, perching, red, reproduction, reproductive, ritual, sea of cortes, seabird, seabirds, throat, tree, wildlife, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.