Kittiwakes upon the Tyne

The Furthest Inland Breeding Colonies of Kittiwakes in the World

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Exchange Buildings

Newcastle Quayside

Over recent years the Kittiwakes themselves have chosen to spend time on the exchange buildings. When they return from their long winter far out at sea, the rest on the upper areas of this building. Between long flights along the river to the North Sea to feed, and as the next generation of Kittiwakes fledge, this building is fast becoming a favourite for them to rest on. Recently one pair nested on an upper ledge and fledged one young Kittiwake.

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