Tag: Gulls and terns

Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Laridae | [latin] Rissa tridactyla | [UK] Black-legged Kittiwake | [FR] Mouette tridactyle | [DE] Dreizehen-Mowe | [ES] Gaviota Tridactila | [NL] Drieteenmeeuw Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics The Black-legged Kittiwake is a medium-sized gull, with the typical ‘gull-like’ appearance of white head and body, slate-gray back and wings, black wingtips, […]

Bonapartes Gull (Chroicocephalus philadelphia)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Laridae | [latin] Chroicocephalus philadelphia | [UK] Bonapartes Gull | [FR] Mouette de Bonaparte | [DE] Bonapartemowe | [ES] Gaviota de Bonaparte | [NL] Kleine Kokmeeuw Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics This gull has narrow wings, a slender, black, pin-like bill, and pink legs. It has a light slate-gray back, with […]