Blue Noddy

Anous ceruleus - Noddi bleu

Noddi bleu
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Laridés

  • Genus
    :

    Anous

  • Species
    :

    ceruleus

Descriptor

Bennett, FD, 1840

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 28 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 46 à 60 cm.
  • Weight
    : 41 à 69 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Blue Noddy (Anous ceruleus) is a species of bird in the Laridae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Anous ceruleus ceruleus (Kiritimati I. and Marquesas Is.. Pacific.)
  • Anous ceruleus saxatilis (Marcus. Japan. and n Marshall Is. (Micronesia) to nw Hawaiian Is.)
  • Anous ceruleus nebouxi (Phoenix and Tuvalu Is., Fiji and Samoa)
  • Anous ceruleus teretirostris (Tuamotu Arch., Cook, Austral and Society Is.)
  • Anous ceruleus murphyi (Gambier Is.. French Polynesia.)

Foreign names

  • Noddi bleu,
  • Tiñosa Azulada,
  • Grazina-cerúlea,
  • Blaunoddi,
  • ezüstnoddi,
  • Grijze Noddy,
  • Noddy azzurro,
  • Blå noddy,
  • Blånoddy,
  • nody modrý,
  • nody šedý,
  • Grå Noddy,
  • tuhkatiira,
  • nodi blau,
  • rybitwa polinezyjska,
  • pelēkais zīriņš,
  • Серая глупая крачка,
  • ハイイロアジサシ,
  • 蓝灰燕鸥,
  • 藍灰燕鷗,

Voice song and cries

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

Other sources of interest

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