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Black-legged Kittiwake
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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Rissa tridactyla Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Laridae Family
 37–41 cm. (Wingspan 91–105 cm) Length
Breeds on Sea Cliffs & rocky offshore Islands.  Winters open ocean, Range:- See Map  Habitat
Altitude
Range
 1-2 buff spotted eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Fish, small squid, krill. Food  
  Habits
3238 - TSN: 176875 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Black-legged Kittiwake Ryan P. O'Donnell St. Paul Island, Alaska United States XC105889 Call

AKA:- Afrikaans: Swartpootbrandervoël
Asturian: Gavilueta Mariñana, Gaviota Mariñana
Belarusian: Трохпалая чайка
Bulgarian: Трипръста чайка
Breton: Ar c'haraveg pavioù du, Kac'hawag, Kahavag
Catalan: Gavina cuaforcada, Gavina tresdits, Gavineta de tres dits, Gavineta de tris dits
Catalan (Balears): Gavina tresdits
Valencian: Gavina cuaforcada
Czech: racek tøíprstý, Racek tríprstý, Racek tříprstý, racek trojprstý
Welsh: Drilyn, Gwylan dribys, Gwylan goesddu
Danish: Ride
German: Dreizehenmöve, Dreizehenmöwe
Greek: Ρίσσα, Τριδάκτυλος Γλάρος, Τριδάχτυλος Γλάρος
Greek (Cypriot): Τριδάχτυλος Γλάρος
English: Atlantic Kittiwake, Black-legged Kiitiwake, Blacklegged Kittiwake, Black-legged Kittiwake, Common Kittiwake, Kittiwake, Kotzebue's Kittiwake, Pacific Kittiwake
Esperanto: trifingra mevo
Spanish: Gaviota cola hendida, Gaviota Pata Negra, gaviota patanegra, Gaviota Patinegra, Gaviota Tridactila, Gaviota Tridáctila
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gaviota Tridactila
Spanish (Mexico): Gaviota cola hendida, gaviota pata negra, gaviota patanegra, Gaviota Patinegra
Spanish (Venezuela): Gaviota Tridactila
Estonian: Kaljukajakas
Basque: Antxeta hankabeltz, Antxeta hankabeltza, Gavineta de tres dits
Finnish: Pikkukajava
Faroese: Rita, Ryta
French: Mouette tridactyle
Frisian: Winterkob
Irish: Saidhbhéar
Gaelic: Ruideag, Seagair
Galician: Gaivota tridáctila, Gavineta de tres dits
Manx: Perragh, Pirragh
Haitian Creole French: Mòv pye nwa
Hebrew: ריסה
Croatian: Troprsti galeb
Hungarian: Csüllõ, Csüllő , Háromujjú csüllö
Icelandic: Rita
Italian: Gabbiano tridattilo
Inuktitut: Nowyavah, Taateraaq
Japanese: mitsuyubikamome, Mitsuyubi-kamome
Japanese: ミツユビカモメ
Kazakh: Үшсаусақты шағала
Greenlandic: Nowyavah, Taateraaq
Korean: 세가락갈매기
Cornish: Gwylan Kernow
Latin: Larus tridactylus, Rissa tridactyla, Rissa tridactylus
Lithuanian: Tripirétis kiras, Tripirštis kiras
Latvian: Trīspirkstu kaija
Macedonian: Тропски галеб
Mongolian: Гурван хуруут цахлай
Maltese: Gawwija ta' l-Ingilterra
Dutch: Drieteenmeeuw
Norwegian: Krykkje, Tretået måke
Polish: Mewa rózowa, Mewa różowa, mewa trójpalczasta
Portuguese: gaivota tridáctila, Gaivota-tridáctila
Romansh: muetta traidet, Muetta traidetta
Russian: Moevka, Моевка, Моёвка, Обыкновенная моевка
Scots: Ruideag
Northern Sami: Skierru
Slovak: Čajka trojprstá
Slovenian: triprsti galeb
Serbian: Troprsti galeb, Тропрсти галеб
Swedish: Tretåig mås
Thai: นกคิตติเวกขาดำ, นกคิตติเวคขาดำ
Turkish: Kara Ayaklı Martı, kara ayakly marty, Karaayaklı martı, Kara-ayaklı Martı, Karayaklı Martı
Tuvinian: Үш салаалыг ак-кускун
Ukrainian: Мартин трипалий , Трипалий мартин
Chinese: [san-zhi ou], 三趾鷗, 三趾鸥

Sub-species

Rissa tridactyla
Rissa tridactyla pollicaris
Rissa tridactyla tridactyla

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