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Red-legged Kittiwake

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Rissa brevirostris Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Laridae Family
 35–39 cm. (Wingspan 84–92 cm) Length
Marine intertidal, Sea Cliffs, rocky offshore Islands & beeches, tidepools, lagoons. Open ocean, Range follow link Range:- Endemic to Habitat
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Fish, squid, Food  
3239 - TSN: 176845 - Sub-species World Number
Vulnerable Status

Red-legged Kittiwake Ryan P. O'Donnell St. Paul Island, Alaska United States XC106042 Call

AKA:- Czech: Racek krátkozobý
Danish: Rødbenet Ride
German: Klippenmöwe
English: Red-legged Kittiwake, Short-billed Kittiwake
Spanish: Gaviota de Pico Corto, Gaviota Piquicorta
Estonian: punajalg-kaljukajakas
Finnish: Punajalkakajava
French: Mouette à pattes rouges, Mouette des brumes
Italian: Gabbiano tridattilo zamperosse, Gabbiano zamperosse
Japanese: akaashimitsuyubikamome, Akaashi-mitsuyubi-kamome
Japanese: アカアシミツユビカモメ
Latin: Larus brevirostris, Rissa brevirostris
Dutch: Roodpootdrieteenmeeuw
Norwegian: Rødfotkrykkje
Polish: mewa krótkodzioba
Russian: Говорушка красноногая, Красноногая говорушка, Красноногая моевка, Красноногая моёвка
Slovak: cajka útesová, čajka útesová
Swedish: Beringmås
Chinese: 红腿三趾鸥


breeds in the USA:- Ofshore Islands, Aleutian Islands, Pribilof, Bogoslof and Buldir islands of the USA, and the Commander Islands, Russia


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