Brown Noddy on a tree (00005530)

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Brown Noddy/Anous stolidusBrown Noddy on a treeApproximately 1000 Noddy tern pairs (Brown Noddys) nest on the Midway Islands. They lay a single egg - often near vegetation - on the floor. The chick is unusually strongly protected by the parents: they're attacking inevitably each, which they regard as a threat.