Thermal soaring compared in three dissimilar tropical bird species, Fregata
magnificens, Pelecanus occidentalis and Coragyps atratus.
Tenders are invited for Docking and Repair to Tip Fregata
Natural streamer asymmetry in male magnificent frigatebirds Fregata
maggnificensinfluence on mate selection and male parental care performance.
Although results of histopathologic investigations suggested that malnutrition, because of fewer resources in the frigates' fishing area, could be the cause of the epidemic, a novel alphaherpesvirus, tentatively called Fregata
magnificens herpesvirus, was detected in cutaneous crusts on the diseased birds.
minor, choose mates that are genetically similar.
CLAPTON CONCERT IN BUDAPEST: Fregata
(020 7420 7305) offers return flights ex-Gatwick/Heathrow, three nights' B&B at five-star Hotel Marriott and Grade Two seated tickets for Eric Clapton live on July 18 for total pounds 399.
TENERIFE (7nts, s/c), Sep 27, pounds 211, Manchester, Direct Holidays (0870 1919 185); PRAGUE (3nts, b/b), Sep 26, pounds 299, Stansted, Fregata
Travel (020 7420 7305); CRETE (7nts, s/c), Sep 27, pounds 221, Manchester, Direct Greece (0870 191 9091).
A three-night break with Fregata
Travel costs pounds 299pp, including flights from Manchester, Stansted, Luton or Gatwick plus B&B at Hotel Wyspianski.
Travel (020 7375 3187) offers three nights' B&B at three star hotel for pounds 289 from June 19.
Tutti stavamo come sardelle sopresse l'uni adosso a l'altro, perche eravamo insino a cinquanta passaggieri in cosi picciola fregata
occidentalis Linnaeus, brown I R pelican Family Phalacrocoracidae (cormorants) Phalacrocorax auritus (Lesson), I O double-crested cormorant Family Fregatidae (frigatebirds) Fregata
magnificens Mathews, I R magnificent frigatebird Order Ciconiiformes (herons, ibises, storks, and allies) Family Ardeidae (bitterns and herons) Ardea alba (Linnaeus), great I O egret Ardea herodias Linnaeus, great I C blue heron Botaurus lentiginosus (Rackett), I R American bittern Bubulcus ibis (Linnaeus), cattle I R egret Butorides virescens (Linnaeus), I C Butorides virescens (Linnaeus), green heron Egretta caerulea (Linnaeus), little blue heron I R E.
Travel (020 7375 3187) offers B&B for two days and one night at a three-star hotel for pounds 245 all the way through November.