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Ascension or Magnificent Frigatebird

Fregata [aquila or magnificens] (= Fregata aquila) (Linnaeus, 1758)




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Classification
Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Fregatidae
Genus:
   Fregata
Scientific:
  Fregata aquila


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.133

Protonym:
  Pelecanus Aquilus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727038


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  38ED3EAEC0102C55

Avibase ID:
  avibase-38ED3EAE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/38ED3EAE


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 174768

Geographic range:

  • Fregata magnificens magnificens: Galapagos Islands
  • Fregata magnificens rothschildi: the eastern Pacific (breeding from Mexico south to Ecuador), the western Atlantic (breeding Mexico and Florida south to Brazil), and in the eastern Atlantic (breeding on the Cape Verde Islands, where now very rare or extirpated)
  • Fregata aquila: Breeds Ascension I.; ranges to w African coast
English:
Ascension or Magnificent Frigatebird
French:
Frégate superbe ou F. aigle-de-mer


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Man-o'-War Bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Man-o'-War Bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Man-o'-War Bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Man-o'-War Bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Man-o'-War Bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Man-o'-War Bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Man-o'-War Bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Man-o'-War Bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Man-o'-War Bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Man-o'-War Bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Man-o'-War Bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Man-o'-War Bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Man-o'-War Bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Man-o'-War Bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Man-o'-War Bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Man-o'-War Bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Man-o'-war-bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Man-o'-war-bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Man-o'-war-bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Man-o'-war-bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Man-o'-war-bird ( Fregata aquila) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Ascension or Magnificent Frigatebird ( Fregata [aquila or magnificens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Ascension or Magnificent Frigatebird ( Fregata [aquila or magnificens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Ascension or Magnificent Frigatebird ( Fregata [aquila or magnificens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Ascension or Magnificent Frigatebird ( Fregata [aquila or magnificens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Ascension or Magnificent Frigatebird ( Fregata [aquila or magnificens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Ascension or Magnificent Frigatebird ( Fregata [aquila or magnificens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Ascension or Magnificent Frigatebird ( Fregata [aquila or magnificens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Ascension or Magnificent Frigatebird ( Fregata [aquila or magnificens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Ascension or Magnificent Frigatebird ( Fregata [aquila or magnificens])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Fregata de l'illa de l'Ascensió
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): fregat
Czech: Fregatka vznešená
Danish: Pragtfregatfugl
German: Prachtfregattvogel
English: Ascension or Magnificent Frigatebird, Frigatebird, Man-o'-War Bird, Man-o'-war-bird
Esperanto: Aglofregato
Spanish: Fragata, fragata magnífica, Rabihorcado Magnífico
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Tijereta
Spanish (Mexico): fragata magnífica
Spanish (Uruguay): Fragata
Estonian: keiser-fregattlind
Finnish: Isokaappari, keisarifregattilintu
French: Frégate superbe ou F. aigle-de-mer
Gaelic: Eun-Chogaidh
Galician: Rabiforcado
Hebrew: פריגט נהדר
Hungarian: ascensioni fregattmadár
Icelandic: Freigátufugl
Italian: Fregata magnifica
Japanese (romaji): amerikagunkandori
Japanese: アメリカグンカンドリ
Scientific: Fregata [aquila or magnificens], Fregata aquila, Pelecanus Aquilus
Lithuanian: Erelinė fregata
Dutch: Amerikaanse Fregatvogel
Norwegian: Praktfregattfugl
Polish: fregata orla
Portuguese: Fragata-comum
Portuguese (Brazil): Tesourão
Russian: Фрегат острова Вознесения
Slovak: fregata orlia
Slovenian: lepa burnica
Swedish: Praktfregattfågel
Ukrainian: Фрегат вознесенський
Chinese: 阿岛军舰鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 亞欣森軍艦鳥

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