Re: Common or Black Noddy

To: "Mark Young" <>, "'Birding-Aus'" <>
Subject: Re: Common or Black Noddy
From: "Mike Carter" <>
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2010 13:53:40 +1000
The Common Noddy you had a couple of weeks ago looks like a young bird. This one is a Black Noddy, adult I suggest. Apart from diagnostic bill shape note that underwings are wholly black whereas in Common Noddy they would be brown and appear paler.

Mike Carter
30 Canadian Bay Road
Mount Eliza  VIC 3930
Tel  (03) 9787 7136

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>

The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely a compilation of material sent by many people to the birding-aus mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way. If you wish to get material removed from the archive or have other queries about the archive e-mail Andrew Taylor at this address: andrewt@cse.unsw.EDU.AU