Tag: all of Rissa

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, […]

Red-legged Kittiwake (Rissa brevirostris)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Laridae | [latin] Rissa brevirostris | [UK] Red-legged Kittiwake | [FR] Mouette des brumes | [DE] Klippenmowe | [ES] Gaviota Piquicorta | [NL] Roodpootdrieteenmeeuw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Pagophila brevirostris Rissa brevirostris NA Aleutian Islands, Pribilof Islands n PO Physical charateristics Adult: Similar […]