Kittiwakes upon the Tyne

The Furthest Inland Breeding Colonies of Kittiwakes in the World

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Tyne Bridge Gallery

The largest colony of Tyne Kittiwakes”

One of the bridges that links the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the town of Gateshead. Over 1,100 pairs of Kittiwakes nest on this iconic bridge.  They can be seen nesting high up on the Bridges towers, and the green metal girders in between. 

To learn more about the Tyne Bridge Kittiwake Colony please visit the

» Colonies Page



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