Baby Frigatebird with Nazca Booby Fregata magnificens & F. minor and Sula granti Genovesa (Tower Island)

Here is an anomaly of Nature. When this immature frigatebird was first spotted nesting with the mature male Nazca Booby, naturalists thought it might have been adopted (rare in Nature). Months of observation revealed that the frigate parents returned to feed their chick every few days and between feedings it nested with the booby.

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