LC
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor



References

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Further resources

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Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Fregata minor. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/02/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/02/2023.