Point Pelee National Park of Canada
Birds of Point Pelee National Park
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Kittiwake, Black-legged (Local Rarety)
-Rissa tridactyla (Linnaeus)
The rudimentary condition of the hind toe (a tiny fleshy lump with usually no toenail) separates it from all other gulls except the Red-legged Kittiwake, which is of accidental occurrence in Canada. Tail slightly forked.