Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)

Locally common coastal Gull, the pure white plumage, black legs and black tipped primaries give adults a distinct appearance. These images are from a trip to the Farne islands, home for a large breeding colony. Once visited, the characteristic call will be etched on the brain for ever!

Kittiwake Farnes 13 5 08 IMG_3597

Kittiwake Farnes 13 5 08  IMG_3597



Kittiwake Farnes 14 5 08 IMG_4492

Kittiwake Farnes 14 5 08 IMG_4492



Kittiwake flight Farnes 13 5 08 IMG_3878

Kittiwake flight Farnes 13 5 08  IMG_3878_filtered



Kittiwake flight Farnes 13 5 08 IMG_3751

Kittiwake flight Farnes 13 5 08 IMG_3751



Kittiwake pair Farnes 17 5 08 Raw edit IMG_4700

Kittiwake pair Farnes 17 5 08 Raw edit IMG_4700



Guillemot colony with Kittiwake Farnes 17 5 10 IMG_5868

Guillemot colony with Kittiwake Farnes 17 5 10 IMG_5868



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