Kittiwakes upon the Tyne

The Furthest Inland Breeding Colony of Kittiwakes in the World

Home Galleries – Tyne Kittiwakes Newcastle – Tyne Bridge

Tyne Bridge

Newcastle and Gateshead

One of the bridges that links the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the town of Gateshead. Over 700 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 view a full sized photo, please click on a thumbnail below.