Black-legged Kittiwake

Black-legged Kittiwake - Rissa tridactyla 


Svalbard, July 2012, numerous.
Chukotka coast, Russia, August 2015, numerous.


Numerous small northern gull. 

They nest colonially, amongst other cliff-nesting birds,  with the image above showing a typical nest and a juvenile bird in front of an adult.

In flight, when seen from above, they have black tips to their wings.

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