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  Kittiwake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kittiwakes (genus Rissa) are two closely related seabird species in the gull family Laridae.
The downy young of Kittiwakes are white, since they have no need of camouflage from predators, and do not wander from the nest like Larus gulls for obvious safety reasons.
At fledging, the juveniles differ from the adults in having a fl 'W' band across the length of the wings and whiter secondary and primary feathers behind the fl 'W', a fl hind-neck collar and a fl terminal band on the tail.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kittiwake   (452 words)

 Kittiwake Developments Ltd is a manufacturer of the cost effective bespoke kits for fuel testing and lube testing, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Kittiwake Developments Ltd is a manufacturer of the cost effective bespoke kits for fuel testing and lube testing, water testing kits, microbiological testing kits, and equipment for chemical sample handling (fuel oil sampling).
Kittiwake Developments Ltd manufactures and supplies test, sampling and chemical dosing equipment for quality control and monitoring of process fluids used by marine, military and land-based industries.
Kittiwake's tests are available as complete kits, modules (which contain all equipment required to conduct a single test) or as replacement reagent packs (which can be used with your existing equipment).
www.zhdanov.ru /classified-catalogue/k-companies/kittiwake_developments.htm   (708 words)

 Kittiwake Cottages - Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Perched on the edge of Notre Dame Pond in the heart of Notre Dame Provincial Park, Kittiwake Cottages is an ideal place for your corporate retreat, meeting or all-season family vacation.
Positioned near the Lewisporte junction, Kittiwake Cottages serves as the perfect headquarters for visitors wishing to watch the leviathan whales and loitering icebergs of Notre Dame Bay.
Kittiwake Cottages is the ideal place for your corporate retreat.
www.kittiwakecottages.com   (257 words)

 ADW: Rissa tridactyla: Information
In North America, the Black-legged Kittiwake spans both coasts, as far north as the ice-free waters of Alaska in the west and the Great Banks of Newfoundland in the east.
The Black-legged Kittiwake nests on ledges of offshore islands, sea stacks, or inaccessible areas of coastal mainland.
The Black-legged Kittiwake has many adaptations to nesting on vertical sea cliffs, including facing towards the cliff, so that their tails project over the edge and their feet are on solid ground.
animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu /site/accounts/information/Rissa_tridactyla.html   (588 words)

 Kittiwake-up call on sandeel fisheries and climate change
Therefore, to safeguard kittiwake populations we recommend that the current closure of the commercial sandeel fishery remain in place indefinitely,” Frederiksen says.
Kittiwakes in the North Sea feed almost exclusively on lesser sandeels, and sandeel numbers are reduced not only by commercial fishing, where they are used in fishmeal, but also by climate change because rising winter sea temperatures adversely affect the recruitment of young sandeels to the stock.
Using data on kittiwake numbers, breeding success and survival of adults, from 1986 to 2002, Frederiksen modelled the impact of changes in the sandeel fishery and in sea temperature on the kittiwake’s population.
www.innovations-report.de /html/berichte/umwelt_naturschutz/bericht-37321.html   (339 words)

 Untitled Page
The Kittiwake 16 is the latest in the Kittiwake range, nicely filling the gap between the 14 and the 20.
The Kittiwake 16 is capable of carrying a variety of rigs - gaff, sloop, cutter or yawl.
The Kittiwake 16 is a well thought-out family camping boat, for those who like a pretty, traditional rig and fitttings, but with modern materials to give minimal maintenance, enhanced performance, safety and stability, and a versatility which will be hard to beat.
www.tmtr.com /kittiwake/kittiwake16.html   (613 words)

 New England Seabirds -Black-legged Kittiwake
Kittiwakes are usually seen in winter plumage from land or sea.
Kittiwakes are not usually seen on land in winter.
Large numbers of immature kittiwakes came be seen on Stellwagen Bank and other offshore locations during late August and September.
www.neseabirds.com /GullBlackKitti.htm   (361 words)

 E-commerce for testing and measurement products: News from Kittiwake Developments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Kittiwake's new site provides a direct means of accessing the most comprehensive technical and commercial information concerning fuel, lubricant and water testing.
As Kittiwakes 'shop window' to the world, it was important to clearly establish for prospective clients the business the company is engaged in and to provide a logical route for visitors to find solutions to their application problems.
With Kittiwake's on-line catalogue and fully integrated e-commerce system accessible via the site, customers can place their orders directly, saving both time and expense.
www.qa-talk.com /news/kit/kit101.html   (483 words)

 Kittiwake Cottage, East Prawle, South Devon, sea views, self catering holiday accommodation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Kittiwake Cottage is a luxury, self catering, coastal, holiday cottage situated close to the South West Coastal Path in East Prawle, South Devon.
Kittiwake Cottage has a double bedroom and a twin attic room plus a sofa bed and camp bed suitable for additional children.
Kittiwake Cottage lies on the seaward side of the village green in East Prawle.
www.kittiwakecottage.com   (397 words)

 Nearctica - Natural History - Birds of Eastern North America - Laridae - Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
The Black-legged Kittiwake is a much smaller and petite bird than either the Herring Gull or the Ring-billed Gull.
The bill of the Black-legged Kittiwake is smaller and more slender and the feet are fl, not pink or yellow.
Habitat: The Black-legged Kittiwake breeds on cliffs and rocky coasts.
www.neartica.com /birds/gulls/Rtridac.htm   (352 words)

 Eh? to Zed - 'K'
Most adult kittiwakes are long with grey fl wings and fl wing tips.
When kittiwakes are about two to three years old they become brownish, becoming white adults.
Most kittiwakes nest on the ground, on islands or peninsulas in wild, rural or urban settings.
hrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca /phillie/GrassRoots/k.htm   (809 words)

 Birds of Nova Scotia - Black-legged Kittiwake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Nests: The nests were constructed of grasses and seaweeds in typical kittiwake fashion, plastered with mud and guano onto narrow rocky ledges 3-8 m above the ocean surface.
Remarks The pattern of the adult kittiwake's plumage is superficially similar to that of the Herring Gull, but it is a smaller bird with fl, not flesh-coloured, legs and a lighter, more buoyant flight.
The name "kittiwake" is derived from the bird's peculiar cry.
museum.gov.ns.ca /mnh/nature/nsbirds/bns0180.htm   (482 words)

The more common and widespread species, Rissa tridactyla, is known in North America as Black-legged Kittiwake, but in Europe, where it is the only member of the genus, just as Kittiwake.
Kittiwake young are white, since they have no need of camouflage from predators, and do not wander from the nest like Larus gulls for obvious reasons.
The Red-legged Kittiwake, Rissa brevirostris, is a very localised Pacific species.
www.ukpedia.com /k/kittiwake.html   (246 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | Southern Counties | Kittiwake breeding ground on show
Nearly 730 active kittiwake nests on a south coast cliff face are being highlighted by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).
Seaford bucks the national trend of colonies failing to build nests, and it supports about a quarter of all kittiwakes breeding between Lincolnshire and Dorset.
Kittiwakes are described as ocean-going gulls which feed on small fish caught out at sea.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/newsFeedXML/moreover/-/1/hi/england/southern_counties/4687973.stm   (257 words)

 Kittiwake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Los jóvenes suaves de Kittiwakes son blancos, puesto que no tienen ninguna necesidad del camuflaje de depredadores, y no vagan de la jerarquía como los gulls de Larus por razones obvias de seguridad.
En fledging, los juveniles difieren de los adultos en tener una venda negra de ' W ' a través de la longitud de las alas y de las plumas secundarias y primarias más blancas detrás del ' W negro ', de un collar negro del trasero-cuello y de una venda terminal negra en la cola.
Pues Kittiwakes Negro-fl-legged individual ocasional tiene patas rojizas, cualquier informe de Rojo-red-legged lejos del Pacífico subártico debe registrar todas las otras diferencias, no apenas el color de la pata, para la aceptación por autoridades del registro del pájaro.
www.yotor.net /wiki/es/ki/Kittiwake.htm   (474 words)

 Kittiwake 23 Sailboat Registry Web Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Kittiwake registry is a compilation of the Kittiwakes that are still sailing around the country.
The goal is to locate and document all of the Kittiwakes that were manufactured.
All the Kittiwakes that were sailing on Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City during the early 70's have been listed.
www.kittiwake23registry.com   (335 words)

 Annotated List of the Seabirds of the World -- Black-legged Kittiwake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Kittiwakes are adept marine scavengers, picking fishing debris and galley scraps from the surface of the water.
Clearly the presence or absence of a hindtoe is of limited use in the identification of individual birds, but does support the existance of separate populations.
Black-legged Kittiwakes have a circumpolar breeding distribution reaching as far north as open water permits.
www.oceanwanderers.com /BlacklegKittiwake.html   (990 words)

 Red Legged Kittiwake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Bruce signaled the captain of the boat to go closer to the bird and when we did we saw that the bird was a kittiwake.
Of course we had to expect that it was a Black-legged Kittiwake because of likely hood.
Size was about the same as a Mew Gull, the mantle darker gray than a Black-legged Kittiwake, (about the shade of a California Gull), bill shorter, sits on the water very lightly with the backside of the gull raised higher than the front.
hometown.aol.com /blkittiwake/rlkittiwake.html   (834 words)

 Seaford's kittiwake stars back on show - The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Seaford's kittiwakes, stars of the BBC1 series 'British Isles: A Natural History', are bucking the national trend and having a very successful breeding season this year.
This is in stark contrast to the fate of kittiwakes further north in Britain.
Dan Parkinson, the RSPB's Aren't Birds Brilliant officer who is running the Seaford Kittiwake Viewpoint, said, 'Every available ledge on the white chalk cliff at Splash Point seems to have a pair of Kittiwakes this year, which is very encouraging.
www.rspb.org.uk /england/southeast/birdwatching/seafordkittiwakes.asp   (478 words)

 Red-legged kittiwake - Rissa brevirostris - ARKive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The red-legged kittiwake is a smallish gull, easily identified by its scarlet coloured legs.
Juveniles and birds in their first winter have more fl feathers on the outer part of the wing, and can appear similar to the immature stages of other species of gulls; they can, however, be distinguished by their solid white tail.
The only species that adults may be confused with is the fl-legged kittiwake, but as the name suggests, it has fl legs.
www.arkive.org /species/GES/birds/Rissa_brevirostris   (126 words)

 Kittiwake Cottages - Make Reservations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Kittiwake Cottages has everything to make your vacation an enjoyable one.
With all of the comforts of home, Kittiwake Cottages lets you appreciate the beauties of nature, in a serene and cozy atmosphere.
You can hike all day long, admiring the landscape, or relax on the couch in front of a fire.
www.kittiwakecottages.com /reservations.htm   (85 words)

 IMPA - International Marine Purchasing Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
David Post has been appointed as Sales Manager, Kittiwake Developments Ltd. The announcement was made today by Chris Leigh-Jones, Managing Director of Kittiwake Developments Ltd.
I will be working to help Kittiwake to identify new market segments for its products and to develop even closer relationships with its customers".
Kittiwake Developments Ltd is a leading manufacturer of measuring, monitoring and management equipment for fuel, lubricating oil and water treatment.
www.impa.net /news_251004_1.html   (328 words)

 Boreal Forests of the World Bird Species - Black-legged Kittiwake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Circumpolar; breeds on the shores of the Arctic Ocean in Alaska and northernmost Canada, to Newfoundland and Labrador, and northern Russia and Scandinavia; southern range extends south along British Columbia coast and Canada's east coast through the Maritimes; wanders widely over salt water; nests in colonies on ledges beside the sea.
The adult Red-legged Kittiwake has a darker mantle, shorter bill, darker color underprimaries, and red legs.
Immature Black-legged Kittiwakes have bold wing patterns that are similar to immature Black-headed Gulls Larus ridibundus but have a distinctive fl collar.
www.borealforest.org /world/birds/black_legged_kittiwake.htm   (207 words)

 eBerg.ca - BergWatch - Iceberg Monitoring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
And there's no better place to watch juggernaut icebergs than the Kittiwake Coast- in the heart of famed Iceberg Alley on the northeast coast of Canada's most easterly province, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Each summer, the Kittiwake Coast hosts hundreds of icebergs on their slow voyage along the cold Labrador Current.
Located in the heart of ice berg alley, MV Daybreak Tours will introduce you to Icebergs, Whales, Sunsets and many other spectacular views that the beautiful island of Twillingate has to offer.
www.eberg.ca /bergwatch   (668 words)

 KennerKittiwake - Alberg 30 Collaborate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
By the way, it appears that Kittiwakes were being built in the mid-60's, if not before, by Kenner.
According to the Kittiwake registry it appears that Kenner built the Kittiwake from 1966 to 1971, Ray Greene built the Kittiwake from 1973 to 1975, and River City Sailcraft built the Kittiwake from 1976 to 1978.
The Kenner Kittiwake 23 was built using a mold that the South Coast 23 Builders left behind when they had a falling out with Kenner and moved their operation further south.
www.alberg30.org /collaborate/KennerKittiwake   (450 words)

There's no lad who was a non-rated idiot in Subron Six who, when he thumbs through his Pier 22 memories, doesn't smile when he remembers the Kittiwake.
Any man who rode the Kittiwake pulled his time on a good ship.
If it was Sunday morning, you could roam down the pier and request permission to board Kittiwake.
www.olgoat.com /substuff/dex199.htm   (1204 words)

 Black-legged Kittiwake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
On 11/7/2000, I was able to locate a first winter Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) there as well.
However, on 4/11/2001, while photographing a Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia) below the dam, I was stunned to have another first winter kittiwake fly in.
The bird came in very close (within 6 feet) to me several times on the wing between rests on the bedrock below the dam.
www.gos.org /sightings/blki.html   (345 words)

 Kittiwake Contrast: Arctic Science Journeys Radio
In fact, 80 percent of the world's kittiwakes make Saint George their home.
Yet, to the south, a much smaller population of kittiwakes seems to be thriving on Bogoslof Island, a one-mile long dimple in the vast sea.
While some researchers have focused on capturing, measuring and banding chicks, others have set their sights on understanding just what kittiwakes are eating—to see if there are differences in kittiwake diet between the two islands.
www.uaf.edu /seagrant/NewsMedia/01ASJ/08.03.01kittiwake.html   (909 words)

 Kittiwake - The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Kittiwake - The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Home > Birds > A to Z of UK Birds > K > Kittiwake
A gentle looking, medium-sized gull with a small yellow bill and a dark eye.
www.rspb.org.uk /birds/guide/k/kittiwake/index.asp   (206 words)

 Kittiwake - Fuel, Lubricant & Water Quality Testing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Kittiwake launches the new ANALEXrs range of Online Sensors for Oil Condition, Total Ferrous and Particle Content
Kittiwake are the world leaders in the design, manufacture and distribution of technically advanced test kits and equipment for the analysis of fuel & lubricant oil, water quality sampling and machinery condition monitoring.
Analex Ferrous Debris Monitors for effective used oil analysis, measuring wear debris and monitoring performance changes in lubricating oils, hydraulic oils and greases...
www.kittiwake.com   (125 words)

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