Black noddy (species: Anous minutus) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Anous minutus
Black noddy

©Ceri Pearce: Black noddy at Bird Islet, Lizard Island Group

©Anne Hoggett: Black noddy Terns (no arrows) roosting with Common Noddy Terns (arrows) at Bird Islet, Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Black noddy at Bird Islet, Lizard Island Group, on Pemphis acidula
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Charadriiformes
Family Laridae
Genus Anous
Species Anous minutus
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.


Similar taxa


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Blaber, S.J.M., D.A. Milton, M.J. Farmer and G.C. Smith (1998). Seabird breeding populations on the far northern Great Barrier Reef, Australia: Trends and influences, Emu, 98: 44-57. LIRS catalog number 662.
  • Domm, S. (1977). Sea birds and waders of the Lizard Island area, The Sunbird, 8: 1-8. LIRS catalog number 4.
  • Smith, G.C. (1987). The birds of Eagle Island, a tropical sand cay on the northern Great Barrier Reef, Australia, The Sunbird, 17(1): 1-11. LIRS catalog number 245.
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