Kōrero: Gulls, terns and skuas

Black noddy chick

Black noddy chick

Black noddy chicks have a downy cap the same colour as that of their parents. They begin to fly when they are 50 days old, but unlike fledglings of other species they return to the nest to roost at night.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10037117
Photograph by Don Merton

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Gerard Hutching, 'Gulls, terns and skuas - Noddies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6156/black-noddy-chick (accessed 4 March 2024)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015