Black Noddy Anous minutus

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Behavior

Behavior

Anous minutus forages at sea, usually fairly close to breeding islands but sometimes many miles out. Catch fish quickly in flight or while flutters on the same site, often in large flocks. This species also forages at night.

Social and interspecific behavior

Occasionally foraging in groups. It often resting on large and dense groups on water.

Recommended Citation

Black Noddy (Anous minutus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/blknod