IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Anous minutus, or black noddy, is a seabird from the tern family. It is small with darker plumage, a white cap, a long straight beak and short tail. This species has a worldwide distribution in tropical and subtropical seas, with colonies widespread in the Pacific Ocean and more scattered across the Caribbean, central Atlantic and in the northeast Indian Ocean. Birds return to colonies, or other islands, in order to roost at night.


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