Kittiwakes upon the Tyne

Showcasing the progress of the Kittiwakes along the River Tyne

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Can you identify different types of Gull?

On the 18th March 2020


A great wildlife wow for the Toon! Talking to people reveals how many folk still can’t separate Kittiwakes from other gulls and seabirds. They really are special birds to have this far inland and still a treat to find on the coast.

Kittiwakes scream their name ‘kitty-wakeee’ and have a cuter face and expression than most other gulls and seabirds’. Shorter legs too”

by Chris Charles