|size||Up to 20cm|
|locality||On the reef|
|behaviour||Quite shy of divers - likes to keep distance|
|range||Throughout the Indian Ocean to the Pacific|
Recognisable by its elongated snout – looks like a tapir! (In case noone has noticed birds don’t actually have noses!) Males are bluey-green, females have a houndstooth pattern changing from white at the front to black at the back. (This one is a male).