Procelsterna

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Procelsterna
Blue-grey Noddy.jpg
Blue noddy
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Sternidae
Genus: Procelsterna
Lafresnaye, 1842
species

P. cerulea
P. albivitta

Procelsterna is a genus of birds in the tern family. It consists of two species, which are sometimes considered to be conspecific.

The grey noddy is sometimes considered to be a morph of the blue noddy.

These are grey-plumaged terns of tropical oceans, which nest colonially. They feed on small fish picked from the surface.

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