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What

Brown Noddy Anous stolidus

Observer

psweet

Date

May 24, 2016 12:48 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Brown Noddy Anous stolidus

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venegas

Date

July 27, 2015

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What

Brown Noddy Anous stolidus

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scottbuckel

Date

November 8, 2007 01:59 PM CST

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What

Brown Noddy Anous stolidus

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redabbott

Date

June 18, 2012 10:52 AM PDT

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What

Black Noddy Anous minutus

Observer

tavita_togia2016

Date

May 17, 2016

Description

The Gogo or Black noddy (Anous minutus) can reach a height of 37 cm, which is smaller and blacker than the Brown Noddy, and another difference way of flying. It has black plumage and a whitish cap, a small white crescent under each eye and a white spot above. It has long tapering wings and a truncated tail. The sharply-pointed bill is black as are the feet, which are fully webbed.
In good light they are separated from Brown Noddies that have a distinct brown and black pattern on the wings. Black Noddies are more often seen feeding in flocks with manusina than are Brown Noddies. The diet of the gogo is apparently similar to that of the manusina, since both birds feed on small fish and squid captured near the surface.

Reference:
Watling, Dick and Kelly, Chloe Talbot. 2001. A Guide to the Birds of Fiji & Western Polynesia. Environmental Consultants (Fiji) Ltd. Fiji.)

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What

Brown Noddy Anous stolidus

Observer

keimwj

Date

April 22, 2016 02:29 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

22 Apr 2016.
Fort Jefferson, Monroe Co, FL.

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What

Brown Noddy Anous stolidus

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jokurtz

Date

March 30, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Brown Noddy Anous stolidus

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aunty

Date

April 3, 2016

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Square

What

Black Noddy Anous minutus

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bbunny

Date

March 27, 2016 03:40 PM PDT

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What

Black Noddy Anous minutus

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bbunny

Date

March 26, 2016 12:57 PM PDT

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Square

What

Brown Noddy Anous stolidus

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joanroma

Date

March 13, 2016

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What

Black Noddy Anous minutus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 5, 2016 01:47 PM PST

Description

Main islands race has orange legs. Nesting on spectacular cliffs; you can see a few chicks in the additional photos.

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Description from Wikipedia

Anous is a genus of birds in the tern family. The genus as presently described consists of three species (or two):

No range data available.
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