Black-legged Kittiwake

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Black-legged Kittiwake

Rissa tridactyla
  • ORDER: Charadriiformes
  • FAMILY: Laridae
Basic Description

A small, cliff-nesting gull, the Black-legged Kittiwake breeds along northern coasts and winters out at sea.

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Other Names
  • Gaviota Trid√°ctila (Spanish)
  • Mouette tridactyle (French)
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