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Black Noddy Anous minutus



  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Black Noddy
eBird range map for Black Noddy

Generated from eBird observations (Year-Round, 1900-present)

Distribution in the Americas

Black Noddy has a tropical and subtropical distribution, offshore on the east coast of Australia and New Guinea, northern Indian Ocean and the Caribbean to the western coast of Africa. In Mexico there are no records defined.

Anous minutus is considered a resident species, common in Clipperton Island. It has been estimated that the range of occurrence of this species is about 1,000,000 - 10,000,000 km2, the global population is estimated between 160,000 - 1,100,000 individuals.

Distribution outside the Americas

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This species is pelagic, islands around.

Historical changes

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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: