Kittiwake
Fact File
Taken on the Farne Islands on 22nd May 2009 using Nikon D40X
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.




 

Ever so slightly lost!
Taken at Strathclyde Park on 11th January 2016 using
Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
Fact File
Taken at Dunbar Harbour on 13th April 2014 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Juvenile
Taken at Bempton Cliffs on 18th July 2009 using Nikon D40X with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.
Fact File
In Flight
Taken at Bempton Cliffs on 18th July 2009 using Nikon D40X
wth Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.
Fact File
Taken at Dunbar Harbour on 8th August 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
 Fact File

 
Kittiwake.
Species :
Order:
Family:
Local names:
Rissa tridactyla.
Charadriiformes.
Laridae.
Tickleass or Tickleace

Site Of Nest:

Food:
Plumage:


Length:
Wingspan:
Breeding Period:
Eggs:
They are the only gull species that are
exclusively cliff-nesting.
Fish, shrimps and worms.

White head and body, grey back, grey wings
tipped solid black and a yellow bill. The sexes
are visually indistinguishable

37 - 41 cm.
90 - 100 cm.
May - June. 1 Brood
2 or 3
.
Voice: