The Black-legged kittiwake – Rissa tridactyla is a small sized Holarctic oceanic species of Type – seabird of the family Laridae and the Order Charadriiformes. It is a widely dispersed summer breeder to the N Polar Region and outside the breeding season migrates S to winter at sea in the N Pacific Ocean, the N Atlantic Ocean and W Mediterranean Sea. In the AWB Region it winters offshore of the Atlantic coasts of NW Africa and the N coasts of the Maghreb states.
Type - seabird - colonial breeder on Arctic Region rocky coastal cliffs, Summer Habitat - sub-Arctic to Arctic rocky coastal cliffs and islands, Winter Habitat -open ocean waters, Order: Charadriiformes Family: Laridae Subfamily: Larinae Genus: Rissa
Species...Rissa tridactyla Black-legged kittiwake - Species - ebird.org Black-legged kittiwake - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Black-legged kittiwake - Overview - allaboutbirds.org Black-legged kittiwake - Species - npolar.no Black-legged kittiwake - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
Additional Material... Black-legged kittiwake - Images - google.com Black-legged kittiwake - Video - youtube.com Black-legged kittiwake - Datazone - birdlife.org