Kittiwakes upon the Tyne

Showcasing the progress of the Kittiwakes along the River Tyne

Home Tyne Kittiwake Diary A pair of Tyne Kittiwakes nest on a pipe – Newcastle Quayside

A pair of Tyne Kittiwakes nest on a pipe – Newcastle Quayside

July-August 2018

One pair of Kittiwakes looking for a new place to nest, chose a drain pipe, close to the pair that was nesting on one of the street lights.

A family of Kittiwakes by Lophophanes

This pair of Kittiwakes successfully nested, and they were a popular tourist attraction for the summer. Lots of visitors were very interested and stopped to watch them.