41 cm 440 g
Pure white with grey mantle, unform black wing tips, yellow slender bill, black eyes. Black feet with only 3 toes . The young have a black brown bar acrross the nape and black terminal tailband . Elegant flight with tern like diving
Fish , Invertebrates , Crustaceans and Waste
When Does the Kitwake Breed ?
May to July, 2 eggs , incubation 24 -28 days, young fledge in 5 8 weeks . Colonial breeders Nests on narrow cliff edges also on buildings