kittiwake : Definition, Usages, News and More

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ki ti wayk

  • n  small pearl-grey gull of northern regions; nests on cliffs and has a rudimentary hind toe

  • The populations of some seabirds, such as kittiwake, are plunging not because the birds are having trouble timing their food supply but because the fish they feed on have shifted .
  • The strange birds give the narrative its own kind of plumage: teal, merganser, kittiwake, cormorant.
  • The number of Steller's sea lions, which feed mostly on pollack, has plunged 80% since the 1970s, and seabirds such as the red-legged kittiwake are also in trouble.
News & Articles

  • Gull found in Scotland shot with crossbow
    INVERNESS, Scotland, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- A kittiwake gull found in Inverness shot with a crossbow was so badly injured it had to be put down, Scottish animal welfare officials said Monday.
    Aug. 27, 2013 - UPI

  • Trina in Cayman Net News
    The ex-USS Kittiwake began as a dream to add another tourism product to the Island for divers and snorkelers offering more diversity and interest to those who have come to love Cayman,said Trina Christian, executive director of the Tourism...

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