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Rissa tridactyla

Tiigilgaada{ - Rissa tridactyla

Tiigilgaada{, sluka{ liidam sa}akuchanaa aku{, slukam ilagaan chuqudaza{ ama tunuu ila{taa itxa{taa}utaza{. Tiigilgaadas udang liisnaza}ulas, slum aslaan uhlii haang iga{tal qakuchas qakus uku}azas. Udang al slunas agudix, saaqudikinga masxal aguun chugaanul uku}aqadazas.

Haang ala}um achidan qakuchas qakus uku}azas. Slum aslaan hakang ala}um qusan iga{tana{ liidal angali{ aguun, qa{ ukumasuguum hakaax itna{ liidal ala}um ilan chla}na{ aguun, qakucha{ kixtal kuu}aza{.

Tiigilgaada{ uku}al aguun, hakangis quhmal ama quuhmliix angali{taza{, aku{ igasigan chuqikix hakangis qaxchikdazas, ama kitakix ila{tangis qaxchikdazas.

Slum aslaan saahmla}il agungis, isxangis qahngum qakangis ilagaan agu}izas. Hagumatal iganas ilan agacha saahmla}izas. Slum ilan tiigilgaada{ alax saahmlax aguza{. Saahmlakix chid}aayuna{ liidaku{ tu{ila}izax.

 

Black-legged Kittiwake - Rissa tridactyla

The Kittiwake is a bird similar to a gull, but it differs by its size and its sound. Kittiwakes are kind of rare here. They are seen only during the summer feeding on small fish. The Kittiwakes spend their time here only during the summer. When fall comes, they head back south for the winter.

The Kittiwakes are seen feeding on small fish near the beach during the summer. They can also be seen flying up in the air, and all of a sudden, you will see them fall out of the sky into the water just to come up with a fish in their beaks.

When a Kittiwake is seen, its feathers are white and grayish in color, and its wing tip feathers and legs are black.

Kittiwakes don't nest around here but they make a nest of seaweed on the ledge of the sea cliff. Their eggs are spotted. Each female lays two eggs.

Qigu{ - Gavia immer
Common Loon
Qaqa}i{ - Gavia stellata
Red-throated Loon
Aagayuu}i{ - Phalacrocorax pelagicus
Pelagic Cormorant
Ingatu{ - Phalacrocorax urile
Red-faced Cormorant
Qukin}i{ - Olor columbianus
Whistling Swan
Qagmangi{ - Philacte canagica
Emperor Goose
Aa}i{ - Anas platyrhynchos
Mallard
Amtatu{ - Anas acuta
Pintail
Qii{chiida{ - Anas crecca
Green-winged Teal
Kuchutu{ - Aythya affinis
Lesser Scaup
Saaku{ - Somateria spectabilis
King Eider
Kasami{ - Somateria mollissima
Common Eider
Tamgaalu{ - Melanitta deglandi
White-winged Scoter
Qugaangi{ - Melanitta nigra
Black Scoter
Hanim Kamgituu - Bucephala clangula
Common Goldeneye
Midimit{i{ - Becephala albeola
Bufflehead
Aanglaa}i{ - Clangula hyemalis
Oldsquaw
Kaaxadgi{ - Histrionicus histrionicus
Harlequin Duck
A}laaya{ - Mergus serrator
Red-breasted Merganser
Ti}la{ - Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Bald Eagle
A}diikas - Lagopus mutus
Rock Ptarmigan
Hiigi{ - Haematopus bachmani
Black Oystercatcher
Chulixta{ - Calidris ptilocnemis
Rock Sandpiper
Sluka{ - Larus glaucescens
Glaucous-wing Gull
Tiigilgaada{ - Rissa tridactyla
Black-legged Kittiwake
Ulungt{a{ - Uria aalge
Common Murre
Siihmlu{ - Cepphus columba
Pigeon Guillemot
Qizangi{ - Synthliboramphus antiguus
Ancient Murrelet
Qagida{ - Fratercula corniculata
Horned Puffin
Uxchu{ - Lunta cirrhata
Tufted Puffin
Tutuutu{ - Nyctea scandiaca
Snowy Owl
Qanglaa}i{ - Corvus corax
Common Raven
Maadugaa{ - Plectrophenax nivalis
Snow Bunting
Chaanu{ - Leucosticte tephrocotis
Gray-crowned Rosy Finch
Chiixuyaaka{ - Melospiza melodia
Song Sparrow
Chilu{ - Calcarius lapponicus
Alaska Longspur
Qatxaya{ - Troglodytes troglodytes
Winter Wren

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