Idaho Virtual Museum

USNM-500141 -- Rissa tridactyla

Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution

  • Common Name

    Black-legged Kittiwake

  • Species

    Rissa tridactyla

  • Specimen Number

    USNM-500141

  • Sex

    Male

  • Cause Of Death

    Unknown

  • Mass

    518.700012207031

  • Age

    Modern

  • Repository

    SI:VertebrateZoo:Birds

  • City

    USA

  • Collection

    SI:VertebrateZoo:Birds

  • Collector

    L. Swartz

  • Owner

    Smithsonian Institution

  • Comment

    Northwestern District, Cape Thompson Sea Cliffs; Left testis: 14.0X7.2 mm; Right testis: 11.5X5.6 mm; breeding plumage

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Cranium (Axial)

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Ventral

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Jaw (Axial)

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Ventral

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Cervical Vertebrae 1 - Atlas (Axial)

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Ventral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Cervical Vertebrae 1 - Atlas (Axial) - Left)

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Cervical Vertebrae 2 - Axis (Axial)

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Ventral

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Dorsal

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Caudal

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Right

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Left

Cervical Vertebrae 3 (Axial)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Cervical Vertebrae 3 (Axial) - Caudal)

Caudal

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Left

Black-legged Kittiwake (Cervical Vertebrae 3 (Axial) - Ventral)

Ventral

Cervical Vertebrae Last (Axial)

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Caudal

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Dorsal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Cervical Vertebrae Last (Axial) - Ventral)

Ventral

Thoracic Vertebrae 1 (Axial)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Thoracic Vertebrae 1 (Axial) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Thoracic Vertebrae 1 (Axial) - Right)

Right

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Caudal

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Left

Black-legged Kittiwake (Thoracic Vertebrae 1 (Axial) - Ventral)

Ventral

Thoracic Vertebrae Middle (Axial)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Thoracic Vertebrae Middle (Axial) - Ventral)

Ventral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Thoracic Vertebrae Middle (Axial) - Right)

Right

Black-legged Kittiwake (Thoracic Vertebrae Middle (Axial) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Thoracic Vertebrae Middle (Axial) - Caudal)

Caudal

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Left

Black-legged Kittiwake (Thoracic Vertebrae Middle (Axial) - Cranial)

Cranial

Thoracic Vertebrae Last (Penultimate) (Axial)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Thoracic Vertebrae Last (Penultimate) (Axial) - Caudal)

Caudal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Thoracic Vertebrae Last (Penultimate) (Axial) - Left)

Left

Black-legged Kittiwake (Thoracic Vertebrae Last (Penultimate) (Axial) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Thoracic Vertebrae Last (Penultimate) (Axial) - Ventral)

Ventral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Thoracic Vertebrae Last (Penultimate) (Axial) - Cranial)

Cranial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Thoracic Vertebrae Last (Penultimate) (Axial) - Right)

Right

Synsacrum (Axial)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Synsacrum (Axial) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

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Caudal

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Left

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Ventral

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Pygostyle (Axial)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Pygostyle (Axial) - Right)

Right

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Cranial

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Caudal

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Left

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Dorsal

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Ventral

Sternal Rib (Left)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Sternal Rib (Left) - Cranial)

Cranial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Sternal Rib (Left) - Ventral)

Ventral

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Right

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Left

Black-legged Kittiwake (Sternal Rib (Left) - Caudal)

Caudal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Sternal Rib (Left) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Sternum (Keel) (Axial)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Sternum (Keel) (Axial) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Sternum (Keel) (Axial) - Left)

Left

Black-legged Kittiwake (Sternum (Keel) (Axial) - Ventral)

Ventral

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Cranial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Sternum (Keel) (Axial) - Right)

Right

Black-legged Kittiwake (Sternum (Keel) (Axial) - Caudal)

Caudal

Caudal Vertebrae 1 (Axial)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Caudal Vertebrae 1 (Axial) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Caudal Vertebrae 1 (Axial) - Ventral)

Ventral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Caudal Vertebrae 1 (Axial) - Caudal)

Caudal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Caudal Vertebrae 1 (Axial) - Left)

Left

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Cranial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Caudal Vertebrae 1 (Axial) - Right)

Right

Caudal Vertebrae Middle (Axial)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Caudal Vertebrae Middle (Axial) - Right)

Right

Black-legged Kittiwake (Caudal Vertebrae Middle (Axial) - Left)

Left

Black-legged Kittiwake (Caudal Vertebrae Middle (Axial) - Caudal)

Caudal

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Cranial

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Dorsal

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Ventral

Rib-Middle (Left)

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Ventral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Rib-Middle (Left) - Cranial)

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Caudal

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Dorsal

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Left

Scapula (Right)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Scapula (Right) - Proximal)

Proximal

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Anterior

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Lateral

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Posterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Scapula (Right) - Medial)

Medial

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Distal

Humerus (Left)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Humerus (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Humerus (Left) - Posterior)

Posterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Humerus (Left) - Proximal)

Proximal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Humerus (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Humerus (Left) - Anterior)

Anterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Humerus (Left) - Distal)

Distal

Ulna (Left)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Ulna (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Ulna (Left) - Distal)

Distal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Ulna (Left) - Proximal)

Proximal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Ulna (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Ulna (Left) - Anterior)

Anterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Ulna (Left) - Posterior)

Posterior

Radius (Left)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Radius (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Radius (Left) - Posterior)

Posterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Radius (Left) - Anterior)

Anterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Radius (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Radius (Left) - Proximal)

Proximal

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Distal

Femur (Left)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Femur (Left) - Proximal)

Proximal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Femur (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Femur (Left) - Distal)

Distal

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Lateral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Femur (Left) - Posterior)

Posterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Femur (Left) - Anterior)

Anterior

Furcula (Axial)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Furcula (Axial) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Furcula (Axial) - Caudal)

Caudal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Furcula (Axial) - Cranial)

Cranial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Furcula (Axial) - Right)

Right

Black-legged Kittiwake (Furcula (Axial) - Left)

Left

Black-legged Kittiwake (Furcula (Axial) - Ventral)

Ventral

Coracoid (Right)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Coracoid (Right) - Anterior)

Anterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Coracoid (Right) - Proximal)

Proximal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Coracoid (Right) - Distal)

Distal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Coracoid (Right) - Medial)

Medial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Coracoid (Right) - Lateral)

Lateral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Coracoid (Right) - Posterior)

Posterior

Radial Carpal (Left)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Radial Carpal (Left) - Posterior)

Posterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Radial Carpal (Left) - Proximal)

Proximal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Radial Carpal (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Radial Carpal (Left) - Anterior)

Anterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Radial Carpal (Left) - Distal)

Distal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Radial Carpal (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Ulnar Carpal (Left)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Ulnar Carpal (Left) - Distal)

Distal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Ulnar Carpal (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Ulnar Carpal (Left) - Anterior)

Anterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Ulnar Carpal (Left) - Posterior)

Posterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Ulnar Carpal (Left) - Proximal)

Proximal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Ulnar Carpal (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Digit 1, Phalanx 1 (Pollex) (Left)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 1, Phalanx 1 (Pollex) (Left) - Distal)

Distal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 1, Phalanx 1 (Pollex) (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 1, Phalanx 1 (Pollex) (Left) - Posterior)

Posterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 1, Phalanx 1 (Pollex) (Left) - Proximal)

Proximal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 1, Phalanx 1 (Pollex) (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 1, Phalanx 1 (Pollex) (Left) - Anterior)

Anterior

Carpometacarpus (Right)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Carpometacarpus (Right) - Posterior)

Posterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Carpometacarpus (Right) - Distal)

Distal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Carpometacarpus (Right) - Proximal)

Proximal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Carpometacarpus (Right) - Medial)

Medial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Carpometacarpus (Right) - Lateral)

Lateral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Carpometacarpus (Right) - Anterior)

Anterior

Digit 3, Phalanx 1 (Right)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 1 (Right) - Proximal)

Proximal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 1 (Right) - Distal)

Distal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 1 (Right) - Anterior)

Anterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 1 (Right) - Posterior)

Posterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 1 (Right) - Medial)

Medial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 1 (Right) - Lateral)

Lateral

Digit 2, Phalanx 1 (Right)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 2, Phalanx 1 (Right) - Distal)

Distal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 2, Phalanx 1 (Right) - Medial)

Medial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 2, Phalanx 1 (Right) - Posterior)

Posterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 2, Phalanx 1 (Right) - Proximal)

Proximal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 2, Phalanx 1 (Right) - Lateral)

Lateral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 2, Phalanx 1 (Right) - Anterior)

Anterior

Digit 2, Phalanx 2 (Left)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 2, Phalanx 2 (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 2, Phalanx 2 (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 2, Phalanx 2 (Left) - Anterior)

Anterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 2, Phalanx 2 (Left) - Distal)

Distal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 2, Phalanx 2 (Left) - Posterior)

Posterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 2, Phalanx 2 (Left) - Proximal)

Proximal

Tibiotarsus (Left)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Tibiotarsus (Left) - Posterior)

Posterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Tibiotarsus (Left) - Proximal)

Proximal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Tibiotarsus (Left) - Distal)

Distal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Tibiotarsus (Left) - Anterior)

Anterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Tibiotarsus (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Tibiotarsus (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Tarsometatarsus (Left)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Tarsometatarsus (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Tarsometatarsus (Left) - Posterior)

Posterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Tarsometatarsus (Left) - Anterior)

Anterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Tarsometatarsus (Left) - Proximal)

Proximal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Tarsometatarsus (Left) - Distal)

Distal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Tarsometatarsus (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Digit 3, Phalanx 1 (Left)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 1 (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 1 (Left) - Proximal)

Proximal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 1 (Left) - Posterior)

Posterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 1 (Left) - Distal)

Distal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 1 (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 1 (Left) - Anterior)

Anterior

Digit 3, Phalanx 2 (Left)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 2 (Left) - Anterior)

Anterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 2 (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 2 (Left) - Proximal)

Proximal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 2 (Left) - Distal)

Distal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 2 (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 2 (Left) - Posterior)

Posterior

Digit 3, Phalanx 3 (Left)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 3 (Left) - Proximal)

Proximal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 3 (Left) - Distal)

Distal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 3 (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 3 (Left) - Posterior)

Posterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 3 (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 3 (Left) - Anterior)

Anterior

Digit 3, Phalanx 4 (Left)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 4 (Left) - Distal)

Distal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 4 (Left) - Anterior)

Anterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 4 (Left) - Posterior)

Posterior

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 4 (Left) - Proximal)

Proximal

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 4 (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Black-legged Kittiwake (Digit 3, Phalanx 4 (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral