LESSER NODDY

(Anous tenuirostris)

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Roberts VI / VII 341 / 343
Clements 2000 68.0380
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
61-89

 

A smallish bird (30 to 34 cm), found in tropical and sub-tropical oceans. A very rare vagrant to southern Africa, having been recorded in Durban. It inhabits oceanic islands and offshore waters, and lives off small fish.

 

List of Stamps showing Lesser Noddy

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Grenadines of Grenada 2586   1998 $1.50
Maldives sheet    2002 Rf 5