Origin of kittiwake
Examples from the Web for kittiwake
The Kittiwake is a much more oceanic bird than the Common Gull, and often wanders immense distances from land in quest of food.British Sea Birds|Charles Dixon
Still more common than the glaucous gull in the lands of the High North is kryckian, the kittiwake.The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II|A.E. Nordenskieold
The nest of the Kittiwake is situated on ledges of maritime cliffs round our coast, and at the Farne Islands.Birds' Nests, Eggs and Egg-Collecting|Richard Kearton
A very few sand-pipers were also seen, and now and then one or two glaucous, ivory, and kittiwake gulls.Journal of the Third Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage|William Edward Parry
The kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) was much less numerous than the ivory gull.