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Frigates are one of isle’s more interesting species - The Galveston County Daily News : Leisure

October 24, 2014

Guest column Frigates are one of isle’s more interesting species

Posted: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 12:30 am

If you are a gull or tern, flying home with a fish dinner for your chick, there is no worse sight than the villainous frigate bird coming your way.

Never mind that it’s gloriously known as the Magnificent Frigate bird, named for exquisite Spanish ships, it is also the unquestioned pirate of the sea. And now that our migrant birds have departed, they are one of our more interesting species.

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