Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Charadriiformes > Family Laridae > Genus Rissa

Rissa tridactyla (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Larus Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

RissaStephens, 1826accepted genus name

Species group names

Larus tridactyla Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym
Larus tridactyla Linnaeus, 1758 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): krykkje sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Трипръста чайка sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: ride sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: drieteenmeeuw sources: Cattrijsse, A.; Vincx, M. (2001). Biodiversity of the benthos and the avifauna of the Belgian coastal waters: summary of data collected between 1970 and 1998. Sustainable Management of the North Sea. Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs: Brussel, Belgium. 48 pp.
 English: black-legged kittiwake; kittiwake; kittiwake gull sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS);Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp.;De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264
 English-United States: Black-legged Kittiwake; Kittiwake sources: Charles Hussey
 French: mouette tridactyle; risse tridactyle sources: Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.;De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264
 Gaelic: saidhbhéar sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Saidhbhéar
 German: Dreizehenmöwe sources: Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp.
 Greek: Τριδάκτυλος γλάρος sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Icelandic: rita
 Irish: Saidhbhéar sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Lithuanian: tripirštis kiras sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: krykkje sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: krykkje sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 136
 Norwegian Nynorsk: krykkje sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 136
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): krykkje sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: mewa trójpalczasta sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: pescăruşul cu trei degete sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: обыкновенная моевка; черноногая моевка sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: triprsti galeb sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: gaviota tridáctila sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: tretåig mås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: karaayaklı martı; karayakli marti; karayaklı martı sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Мартин трипалий; трипалий мартин sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: gwylan goesddu

Literature

basis of record

ITIS database

basis of record

van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376

additional source

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

additional source

Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.

additional source

Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p.

additional source

Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

Cattrijsse, A.; Vincx, M. (2001). Biodiversity of the benthos and the avifauna of the Belgian coastal waters: summary of data collected between 1970 and 1998. Sustainable Management of the North Sea. Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs: Brussel, Belgium. 48 pp.

additional source

Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p.

additional source

Field Guide to Birds of North America 1983

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2011). Rissa tridactyla (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137156

Drs Cees Roselaar. Rissa tridactyla (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96946

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status LC 2010This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
OSPAR:
annex I, II, III, IV, V This species is threatened and/or declining in the Arctic, Greater North Sea, the Celtic Seas, the Bay of Biscay and the Wider Atlantic according to the OSPAR Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic.

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2011-04-08 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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