Kittiwake (Black-legged Kittiwake) Rissa tridactyla

This species breeds along most of the UK coastline but does not do so in East Anglia, except at one site in Suffolk. It has never bred successfully in Norfolk although it has attempted a few times. It is however common offshore, especially in late autumn.

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adult Kittiwakes, Farne Islands (Northumberland, UK), 13th May 2004

 

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juvenile Kittiwake, MV Sapphire pelagic trip (Scilly, UK), 11th August 2012

 

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adult Kittiwake, MV Sapphire pelagic trip (Scilly, UK), 10th August 2012

 

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Kittiwake, MV Sapphire pelagic trip (Scilly, UK), 12th August 2012

 

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adult Kittiwake (with Black-headed Gulls), Minsmere (Suffolk, UK), 9th May 2009

 

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adult Kittiwake (same as above), Minsmere (Suffolk, UK), 9th May 2009

 

adult Kittiwake, MV Sapphire pelagic trip (Scilly, UK), 11th August 2012

 

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adult Kittiwake (with Common Tern), Chapel Point (Lincolnshire, UK), 23rd August 2008

 

juvenile Kittiwake, Sheringham (Norfolk, UK), 16th October 2009

 

adult Kittiwake, Pendeen (Cornwall, UK), 9th October 2010

 

Kittiwakes, Sennen (Cornwall, UK), 18th October 2010

 

juvenile Kittiwake, Pendeen (Cornwall, UK), 9th October 2010

 

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Kittiwakes, Pendeen (Cornwall, UK), 20th November 2013

 

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Kittiwake, MV Sapphire pelagic trip (Scilly, UK), 12th August 2012

 

Kittiwake, Pendeen (Cornwall, UK), 19th November 2013

 

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first-winter Kittiwake, Burghead (Moray, UK), 17th March 2014