255. Anous stolidus.
Male 14" to 16 1/2". Legs red-brown. Bill black. Forehead, crown, and throat grey. Sooty brown above and below. Quills and tail darker. Tropical and subtropical seas, breeding, as a rule, where found. One egg (2.08 x 1.38), whitish, spotted dark brown and purple. (J. 993. B. 1515.)