Black-legged kittiwake – Wrangel Island

Kittiwakes always stay out at sea, and only approach coasts for breeding. There, in large colonies perched in high cliffs, they will be recognizable to their constant noisy calls.

Black-legged kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla), mouette tridactyle.
Wrangel Island, Russia.
August 2018.

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