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The black-legged kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) belongs to the family Laridae under the order Charadriiformes.

Black-legged kittiwake taxonomy

The family Laridae was first described (as Laridia) by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz (October 22, 1783 – September 18, 1840), a zoologist, botanist, writer and polyglot, in the year 1815. The family Laridae comprises around 100 species arranged into 22 genera.

The genus Rissa was first described by James Francis Stephens (16 September 1792 – 22 December 1852), an English entomologist and naturalist, in the year 1826. This genus comprises two species, viz., Rissa tridactyla and Rissa brevirostris.

The species Rissa tridactyla was first introduced (as Larus tridactylus) by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist in the year 1758.

The species Rissa tridactyla is polytypic, comprising two subspecies, viz., R. t. tridactyla and R. t. pollicaris. The species R. t. pollicaris was first introduced by Robert Ridgway (July 2, 1850 – March 25, 1929), an American ornithologist, in the year 1884.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Rissa tridactyla
Species:R. tridactyla
Genus:Rissa
Subfamily:-
Family:Laridae
Order:Charadriiformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Black-legged kittiwake - Rissa tridactyla
1.Black-legged kittiwake - Rissa tridactyla 270
Image by Yathin S Krishnappa

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2.Black-legged kittiwake - Rissa tridactyla
Image by Becky Matsubara

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3.Black-legged kittiwake - Rissa tridactyla
Image by Gregory "Slobirdr" Smith

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4.Black-legged kittiwake - Rissa tridactyla egg
Image by Klaus Rassinger und Gerhard Cammerer

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5.Black-legged kittiwake - Rissa tridactyla
Image by Jerzy Strzelecki

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6.Black-legged kittiwake - Rissa tridactyla
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7.Black-legged kittiwake - Rissa tridactyla
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8.Black-legged kittiwake - Rissa tridactyla
Image by Gregory "Slobirdr" Smith

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9.Black-legged kittiwake - Rissa tridactyla
Image by Rainer Altenkamp, Berlin

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1.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rissa_tridactyla_(Vard%C3%B8,_2012).jpg (cropped)
Author: Yathin S Krishnappa | CC BY-SA 3.0
2.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/beckymatsubara/17742276573/ (cropped)
Author: Becky Matsubara | CC BY 2.0 as on 10/18/17
3.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Black-legged_Kittiwake_(Rissa_tridactyla)_(14614544968).jpg (cropped)
Author: Gregory "Slobirdr" Smith | CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 10/18/17
4.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rissa_tridactyla_MWNH_0344.JPG (cropped)
Author: Klaus Rassinger und Gerhard Cammerer | CC BY-SA 3.0
5.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rissa_tridactyla02(js).jpg (cropped)
Author: Jerzy Strzelecki | CC BY-SA 4.0
6.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: DickDaniels (http://carolinabirds.org/) | CC BY-SA 3.0
7.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: DickDaniels (http://carolinabirds.org/) | CC BY-SA 3.0
8.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/slobirdr/14585060233/ (cropped)
Author: Gregory "Slobirdr" Smith | CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 10/18/17
9.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rissa_tridactyla_Tegeler_See_071222.jpg (cropped)
Author: Rainer Altenkamp, Berlin | CC BY-SA 3.0
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