Species Details

@Caleb Slemmons

Black-legged Kittiwake Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Rissa tridactyla
Family : Laridae
Order : Charadriiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Coast
Description : Black-legged Kittiwake bird’s length is approximately 38-40 cm. It has white underwing but end part is black in color. It has yellowish bill, blackish legs and slightly forked tail.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Grimmett et al, 2011, Birds of the Indian Subcontinent, Oxford University Press, India, taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Caleb Slemmons(www.inaturalist.org/people/Caleb Slemmons),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Stanislas Wrozamore information, please contact us.