Friday, August 22, 2014
The Black-legged Kittiwake (scientific name - Rissa tridactyla) is a gull that is found in the N orth Pacific and North Atlantic oceans. It breeds in large colonies on rocky cliffs. The bird has black legs, a small unmarked yellow bill, black wingtips and a medium grey back. Photos were taken in July 2014 at the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve in Newfoundland.