Texas Pelagics"It's Not Just Birding, It's an Adventure"
* Black Noddy Anous minutus
TX Coastal / Offshore Status: Accidental, with four documented records.
Gulf of Mexico Status: Irregular visitor amoung Brown Noddies at the Dry Tortugas, FL. A vagrant in the West Indies.
Range: Occurs through much of the tropical and subtropical Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Nearest breeding colony in Aruba.
Similar Species: Separating Black from Brown Noddy requires detailed study of both plumage and bill structure.
Never Seen on Texas Pelagic trip. Accidental in Texas.
* Texas Review Species, requiring written or photographic documentation to TBRC.
(1) TOS Handbook of Texas Birds; by Mark W. Lockwood and Brush Freeman (2005)
Seasonal Occurrence Graph
Texas Pelagics Sightings Distribution
This map shows the geographic distribution of <species> found in Offshore Texas (and Gulf of Mexico)
Click on the box in the upper left of the map to view the map legend.
Click on each sighting symbol and the data label will appear showing the time, date and the number of birds seen.
Click on the link on the bottom of the map to view a larger map.
© Copyright 1998-2022 Garett Hodne. All materials on all sites within this domain are copyrighted by Garett Hodne. Some individual items may be copyrighted by the author, photographer, or other sources as noted. All rights are reserved. All material is available for personal and private use only. However all material herein may not be reprinted, re-distributed, copied to other websites or reproduced for public use in any way without the express advanced written permission of the webmaster.