Red-legged Kittiwake

Red-legged KittiwakeDistribution / Range

Breed in the Pribilof, Bogoslof and Buldir islands of the USA, and the Commander Islands, Russia.

Description

Measure 35 - 40 cm in length.  Most of the body is white, except for a dark grey back and upper wings.

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Red-legged Kittiwake

Red-legged Kittiwake

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Regions
alaska
aleutians
british columbia
california
nevada
oregon
washington
yukon
Tail Shape
squared-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Habitat
coasts
Oceans
Color
gray
white
Body Shape
gull
Size
medium
Order
waders, shorebirds, seabirds - charadriiformes
gulls, terns, skimmers - bird family: Laridae, order: Charadriiformes
Conservation Status
Vulnerable
Bird Species