Blue-gray Noddy

Anous ceruleus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)

Code 4

BGNO

Code 6

PROCER

ITIS

HEAD

Blue-gray Noddy Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Head pattern: Eyering
  • Crown Color: Gray
  • Forehead Color: Pale gray
  • Nape Color: Pale gray
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

SPONSORED ADVERTISEMENTS

BODY

Blue-gray Noddy Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 28-30 cm (11-12 in)
  • Weight: 69 g (2.43 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: White-gray
  • Upperparts: White gray on head and neck, gray on back and rump, brown-gray on upperwings, and black-gray on primaries.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Blue-gray Noddy Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Soars and flies with rapid wingbeats near the surface of the water.
  • Wingspan Range: 46-61 cm (18-24 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Black with pale webs between toes.
.
Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X