Friday, August 22, 2014

Black-legged Kittiwake

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.


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