Brown Noddy

Brown Noddy


Literature Brown Noddy
[order] Charadriiformes |

Brown Noddy determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Sternidae | [latin] Anous stolidus | [UK] Brown Noddy | [FR] Noddi brun | [DE] Noddi | [ES] Tinosa boba | [IT] Sterna stolida bruna | [NL] Noddy

Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Anous stolidus stolidus islands of the Caribbean and tropical Atlantic
  2. Anous stolidus ridgwayi islands off w Mexico to w Costa Rica
  3. Anous stolidus galapagensis Galapagos Is.
  4. Anous stolidus pileatus Red Sea, Indian Ocean east through the Pacific to Hawaiian Is. and Easter I.
  5. Anous stolidus TrO widespread


Experiments on Nestling Recognition by Brown Noddies (Anous stolidus
Author(s): DIANE E. RISKA
Abstract: Davies and Carrick (1962) suggested that adults should distinguish their own young from offspring of neighboring conspecifics by the time their young become mobile enough to leave the nest and mix with other youngbirds. The influence of the type of ..[more]..
Source: The AUK, vol. 101
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South Carolina Specimen of the Brown Noddy
Author(s): Will Post et al.
Abstract: The Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus) breeds in the tropics and subtropics as far north as the northern Bahamas and the Dry Tortugas, Florida. In winter it stays in warm tropical or subtropical waters, usually within 100 km of nesting colonies (Chardine a..[more]..
Source: The Chat, Vol. 68, No. 4, Fall 2004
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Progressive Analysis of Avian Vocal Repertoires with Special Reference to the Brown Noddy
Abstract: Three steps are necessary in the study of avian vocal repertoires (aside from developmental and physiological aspects) (.1) The various vocalizations and the situations (context) under which they are given must be identified and described under natur..[more]..
Source: The AUK, vol. 105
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Egg specific gravity and incubation in the Sooty Tern and Brown Noddy
Author(s): William Y. Brown
Abstract: Flotation characteristics of birds’ eggs are commonly used to estimate their age. Schreiber (1970) and Hays and LeCroy (1971) have recently attempted to quantify the relationship between the appearance (degree of emergence and position) larid eggs pl..[more]..
Source: The AUK, vol. 93
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Longevity of the Brown Noddy
Author(s): William Y. Brown
Abstract: Despite its abundance and pantropical range, little published information exists on the longevity of the Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus). Woodward (atoll Research Bull., 164: 280, 1972) reported a maximum known survival of 10 years for Brown Noddies ba..[more]..
Source: Bird banding, Vol. 46 No. 3
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Author(s): Graham Quartly, Sebastien Jaquemet, Matthieu Le Corre, David Monticelli and Jaime Ramos
Abstract: The physical circulation in the Western Indian Ocean controls the supply of nutrients, and this, combined with the stability of the surface layer and the availability of sunlight
controls the primary production. In this note, we review two papers’ ..[more]..
Source: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 10
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All of Sternidae

  1. Aleutian Tern
  2. Sterna aleutica
  1. Arctic Tern
  2. Sterna paradisaea
  1. Brown Noddy
  2. Anous stolidus
  1. Caspian Tern
  2. Sterna caspia
  1. Elegant Tern
  2. Sterna elegans
  1. Gull-Billed Tern
  2. Gelochelidon nilotica
  1. Least Tern
  2. Sterna antillarum
  1. Lesser Crested-Tern
  2. Sterna bengalensis
  1. Little Tern
  2. Sterna albifrons
  1. Roseate Tern
  2. Sterna dougallii
  1. Royal Tern
  2. Sterna maxima
  1. Sandwich Tern
  2. Sterna sandvicensis
  1. Sooty Tern
  2. Sterna fuscata
  1. Tern
  2. Sterna hirundo
  1. Whiskered Tern
  2. Chlidonias hybridus
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