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Identifier: annualreport6331909newy (find matches)
Title: Annual report
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: New York State Museum
Subjects: New York State Museum Science Science
Publisher: Albany : University of the State of New York
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library

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coast to Massachusetts and Maine; but the only recordwhich can be attributed to this State is a specimen taken off Sandy Hook,and reported bv DeKay, in his Birds of New York, page 294. BIRDS OF NEW YORK 175 Family FFiEOATID A.E> Man-o-war Birds Characters. Steganopodes with long, straight beak hooked at the end;smah pouch and feathered lores; tail long, forked, of 12 feathers; feet verysmall, the middle toe long and pectinate. Frigate-birds have an expanseof wing and power of flight which, in proportion to their size, surpasses allother birds. The common name of this bird is derived from its swiftnessof flight and its habit of coursing around other birds and swooping down onthem to secure their prey. It is often seen soaring with motionless wings,in the teeth of the gale, or circling almost out of sight in the air above thegathering storm. The speed and ease with which they snatch their preyfrom the water, or rob the gulls and terns, is often marveled at by naturalhistory writers.
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Man-o-war bird. Frigata aquila (Linnaeus). Gardiner Island specimen. American Museum of Natural History.Much reduced 17t) NEW YORK STATE MUSEUM Fregata aquila (Linnaeus)Man-o-war Bird P e 1 c c a n u s a q u i 1 u s Linnaeus. Syst. Nat. Ed. lo. 1758. i: 133Fregata aquila A. 0. U. Check List. Ed. 2. 1895. No. 128 jregdta, Ital., frigate; aqidla, Lat., eagle; probably aquilus, dark, swarthy Description. Adult male: Black, glossy above. Female: Brownishblack, lesser wing coverts grayish brown; breast and upper belly white.Voting: Sin-iilar to female, but with the head and neck white. Length 40 inches; extent 84-96; wing 23-27 ; tail 15-19, forked 8 inches,or more; bill 4.5-6; tarsus i. This species breeds in the tropics and is common on some of the FloridaKeys, sometimes wanders northward and has been captured in Kansas,Ohio and Nova Scotia. Two specimens only have been taken in NewYork, the first on Faulkners island, by Captain Brooks, in 1859 (see Am.Nat. 9:470), the second was shot by

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  • booksubject:Science
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