Brown Noddy

Other Name:

Common Noddy

Distribution / Range

The Brown Noddy is found from Hawaii to the Tuamotu Archipelago and Australia in the Pacific Ocean, from the Red Sea to the Seychelles and Australia in the Indian Ocean and in the Caribbean to Tristan da Cunha in the Atlantic Ocean.

Description

The Brown Noddy is the largest of all noddies with a mostly brown plumage and a whitish markings on the forehead.

Avianweb Species Page

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Brown Noddy

Brown Noddy

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Regions
alabama
florida
georgia
hawaii
louisiana
massachusetts
mississippi
new jersey
north carolina
rhodeisland
south carolina
texas
virginia
Tail Shape
notched-tail
Wing Shape
long-wings
pointed-wings
Habitat
coasts
Oceans
Color
brown
Body Shape
gull
Size
medium
Order
waders, shorebirds, seabirds - charadriiformes
gulls, terns, skimmers - bird family: Laridae, order: Charadriiformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species