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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Kittiwake

 

 

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Kittiwake

(Black-legged Kittiwake)

Risa tridactyla

Gaelic: Ruideag

 

  • Kittiwake
  • Risa tridactyla
  • Gaelic: Ruideag
  • WI: Abundant migrant breeder (10,000+ breeding pairs) and passage visitor (occurs in large numbers)

 

Kittiwake records in the Western Isles

Abundant migrant breeder (10,000+ breeding pairs) and passage visitor (occurs in large numbers)
Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report (2001)

 


On the chart below the darker the shade of blue the more abundant the Kittiwake is during a month or the more likely you are to see it.

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

 

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