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Family Laridae

HAWAII

Anous minutus melanogenys 

Lisianski Island, NWHI

 

 

Sand Island, Midway Atoll

HAWAIIAN BLACK NODDY    NOIO

Fairly common along Hawaii's coast.  Smaller than the Brown Noddy, the white cap is more pronounced.  Nests on trees or crevices & sea caves.  Remains within sight of land.  Endemic subspecies.

State of Hawaii DLNR Factsheet