Black Noddy

Anous minutus - Noddi noir

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Laridés

  • Genus
    :

    Anous

  • Species
    :

    minutus

Descriptor

Boie, F, 1844

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 39 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 66 à 72 cm.
  • Weight
    : 98 à 144 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black Noddy (Anous minutus) is a species of bird in the Laridae family.

Subspecific information 7 Subspecies

  • Anous minutus minutus (ne Australia and New Guinea to Tuamotu Arch.)
  • Anous minutus worcesteri (Cavilli I. and Tubbataha Reef. Sulu Sea.)
  • Anous minutus marcusi (Marcus and Wake Is. through Micronesia to Caroline Is.)
  • Anous minutus melanogenys (Hawaiian Is.)
  • Anous minutus diamesus (Clipperton I.. off w Mexico. and Cocos I. (off w Costa Rica))
  • Anous minutus americanus (islands in the Caribbean)
  • Anous minutus atlanticus (tropical s Atlantic islands)

Foreign names

  • Noddi noir,
  • Tiñosa Menuda,
  • Trinta-réis-preto / Tinhosa-de-barrete,
  • Weißkopfnoddi,
  • fekete noddi,
  • Witkapnoddy,
  • Noddy nero,
  • Svart noddy,
  • Svartnoddy,
  • nody bielohlavý,
  • nody bělotemenný,
  • Sort Noddy,
  • tummaruskotiira,
  • nodi negre,
  • Svartþerna,
  • rybitwa atolowa,
  • koku zīriņš,
  • sajasti nodi,
  • Чёрная кланяющаяся крачка,
  • Camar-angguk hitam,
  • ヒメクロアジサシ,
  • 玄燕鸥,
  • 黑玄燕鷗〔黑燕鷗〕,

Voice song and cries

Noddi noir
adult

Habitat

Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Oceanic : Epipelagic (0-200m), Mesopelagic (200-1000m) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

Sources of information

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