Brown NoddyAnous stolidus pileatus
Facts About Brown Noddy
- Brown noddies primarily feed by plunge diving. They feed offshore over schools of large predatory fish that drive small fry to the surface. They feed mainly on small fish (i.e., goatfish, flying fish) and squid. Often feeds in mixed species flocks.
- Life Span
- 25 years
- Length: 40-45 cm (16-18 in); wingspan: 79-86 cm (31-34 in)
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Last Updated: Feb 09, 2017