Black-legged Kittiwake

Rissa tridactyla

ML297366671


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Joanie & Mark Hubinger
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eBird Checklist S79082552
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Munising US-MI 46.44731, -86.60655
Alger, Michigan, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 46.4473, -86.6066 Map

Age
Not specified
Sex
Not specified
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

Small, long winged gull flew in off of lake right in front of us at the tip of Sand Point. Black “M” wing pattern in flight, black nape looking like 1/2 of a collar, black spot behind eye, black bill and legs. Watched diving in water, in flight and resting on water for approximately 15 minutes. Bird then flew into bay. Several photos taken and will post as soon as we can

Technical Information

Model
NIKON D7100
f-stop
f/5.6
Focal length
300 mm
Shutter speed
1/640 sec
ISO
1600
Flash
Flash did not fire
Original file size
287KB
Dimensions
1392 x 963

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