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.

The Man-o-war-bird is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Nothing known about the Man-o-war-bird

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Order : Pelecaniformes
Family : Fregatidae
Genus : Fregata
Species : magnificens
Authority : Mathews, 1914