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Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla  
Black-legged Kittiwake
Photographer : © Michelle and Peter Wong
Location :Southern Waters of Po Toi Island, Hong Kong
Date : 5 April 2008
English synonyms:Blacklegged Kittiwake, Common Kittiwake, Kittiwake, Atlantic Kittiwake, Kotzebue's Kittiwake, Pacific Kittiwake, Kittiwake Gull
Bird Family :Larini - Gulls
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Arctic Skua forced the Black-legged Kittiwake to disgorge, a typical parasitic behaviour of a Skua.
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