BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKE

(Rissa tridactyla)

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Roberts VI / VII 320 / 322
Clements 2000 67.0510
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
61-45

 

A smallish bird (39 to 41 cm), breeding in the northern Palearctic and migrating to the United States, Mediterranean and Japan. It is a rare migrant to the sea off Cape Town and feeds off fish and other marine organisms.

 

List of Stamps showing Black-legged Kittiwake

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Alderney     2006 47p
Faroe Islands 0213  0222 1991 3k70
Gambia 2738   1997 D3
Grenadines of Grenada 2584   1998 $1.50
Grenadines of Grenada 2587   1998 $1.50
Grenada 3588   1998 $1
Iceland 0630 0600 1983 11k
Isle of Man 0236  0224 1983 10p
Isle of Man 0423  0411 1989 13p
Liberia   2039m 1998 $2
Liberia   2433 1999 30c
Montserrat 1032  0994 1997 $3.45
Portugal 2024 1668 1985 20e