Remarks on the Larus parasiticus or Arctic gull, and on the Larus rissa or kittiwake
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Remarks on the Larus parasiticus or Arctic gull, and on the Larus rissa or kittiwake with an account of the Greenland kittiwake : and on the Colymbus grylle

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Published by Printed for A. Constable in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Gulls.,
  • Kittiwakes

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lawrence Edmondston.
SeriesLandmarks of science II
LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QL696.C46 .H35
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 90-105
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21866874M

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The project considers the vulnerability of seabird species to interactions (collision and displacement) with offshore wind farms. Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) Common Gull (Larus canus) Change species: Main Images: Next species: Differs from Herring Gull in smaller size, lighter bill and light flight. Head profile rounded, and the small bill lacks the red spot of the larger gulls. Told apart from . Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) Change species: Main Images: Next species: Yellow-legged Gull. Black-headed Gull Small and agile gull with all black wing-tips, black legs (adults) and yellow bill. Area close to wing-tips much paler than rest of wings, and often visible at surprisingly long range (more so than. Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) Appearance: Large gull with deep chest, light grey back and heavy yellow bill with red spot (adult). Pinkish legs and black tipped primaries with white windows. Winter plumage with streaked head and neck. Develops grey mantle in winter.

Stercorarius parasiticus: Parasitic or Artic Jaeger: Stercorarius longicaudus: Long-tailed Jaeger: Larus canus: Mew Gull: Larus ridibundus: Common Black-headed Gull: Rissa tridactyla: Black-legged Kittiwake: Rissa brevirostris: Red-legged Kittiwake: Sterna hirundo: Common Tern: Sterna aleutica: Aleutian Tern: Brachyramphus marmoratus: Marbled. Labbo- Arctic Skua (Stercorarius parasiticus) Labbo- Arctic Skua (Stercorarius parasiticus) Gabbiano fuligginoso -Sooty Gull (Larus hemprichii) Gabbiano fuligginoso -Sooty Gull (Larus hemprichii) Gabbiano tridattilo-Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) Gabbiano tridattilo-Kittiwake (Rissa .   The Swallow-tailed Gull has been found to be sister to the rest of the gulls. Rissa – 2 species, Red-legged (R. brevirostris) and Black-legged Kittiwakes (R. tridactyla). Both species are colonial nesters, nesting along cliff and rock ledges. The Black-legged Kittiwake is widespread, while the Red-legged Kittiwake is restricted to the Bering Sea. Arctic Wilhelm, S. I., J.-F marinus>lesser black-backed gull L. fuscus>herring gull L. argentatus>kittiwake Rissa tridactyla and fulmar. of the Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus.

Stercorarius parasiticus. Arctic skua ↓↓ Larus argentatus. Herring gull = Larus fuscus. Lesser black-backed gull ↓ Rissa tridactyla. Black-legged kittiwake ↓↓ Sternula albifrons. Little tern ↓ Sterna dougalii. Roseate tern ↓↓ Sterna hirundo. Common tern ↓ Sterna paradisaea. Arctic .   Black-legged kittiwake, Rissa tridactyla (Linnaeus, ) Biodome de Montreal: 1(1) Herring gull x Glaucus gull, Larus argentatus x L. hyperboreus: Tiergarten der Stadt Nurnberg: , 3* Herring gull x Kelp gull, Larus argentatus x L. dominicanus: Dierenpark Wassenaar: 13(4) Herring gull x Lesser black-backed gull. Disclaimer: The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college doesn't cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts. The UK breeding populations of European herring gull (Larus argentatus) have declined by more than 60% since , whilst populations of the closely related Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus.