Frigate Bird : Christmas Island Frigate Bird
The seabird Christmas Island Frigate also known with a name Fregata andrewsi. These sea birds are widespread Frigate bird along the Christmas Islands in the Indian Ocean.
Just similar to the other type of frigate family sea birds, these sea birds also can not swim or walk.
These sea birds are mostly aerial and they find their food just by catching the prey stuffs from the seashore or the water surface of the ocean as well as by the air piracy of other flying birds.
It is unsurprising to know that the percentage of the population of these seabirds is getting reduced by eighty percent in the coming thirty years, as the rate of the predation of these species baby sea bird is increased by the yellow crazy ant.
These yellow crazy ants have weighed down the general wildlife on the island and they also have preyed ten to twenty million of the red crabs of the Christmas Island.
This species male seabird when get fully matured, get easily recognized as it is totally black and also has a special mark like a white coloured belly patch.
Other aged seabirds of this type just look alike a small Lesser Frigate sea bird, but with a distinguishing characters like a white coloured belly with long whitish spurs under the wing.