A kittiwake with her chick.
kittiwake definition by Webster's New World
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kittiwake definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Either of two gray gulls (Rissa tridactyla or R. brevirostris) of northern Atlantic regions, that winter on the open ocean and nest in colonies on sea cliffs.
Origin: Perhaps imitative of its cry.
Variant of kittiwake