Genus Fregata

Christmas Frigatebird - It is estimated that the population of this species will decline by 80 percent in the next 30 years due to predation of the young by the introduced yellow crazy ant , which has devastated the wildlife of the island, and has also killed 10–20 million Christmas Island red crabs.

Ascension Frigatebird - It breeds on the rocky slopes of Boatswainbird. There may be of the order of 10,000 birds. As with other frigatebirds its movements when not breeding are little known because of identification problems within this difficult group, but it occurs off west Africa.

Lesser frigatebird - It nests in Australia, among other locations.

Man-o-war-bird - It is widespread in the tropical Atlantic, breeding colonially in trees in Florida, the Caribbean and Cape Verde Islands. It also breeds along the Pacific coast of the Americas from Mexico to Ecuador including the Galapagos Islands.

Great frigatebird - The Great Frigatebird is a large dispersive seabird in the frigatebird family. Major nesting populations are found in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, as well as a population in the South Atlantic.

Order : Pelecaniformes
Family : Fregatidae
Genus : Fregata