Kittiwakes upon the Tyne

Showcasing the progress of the Kittiwakes along the River Tyne

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North Shields – Ferry Landing

North Shields – Ferry Landing

On the 12th June 2021

Some interesting behaviour from one pair of Kittiwakes today. An adult bird returned with what looked like some seaweed. They then started calling loudly and displaying to each other.

The Kittiwake then gave the seaweed to the other Kittiwake and they then cuddled up together.

“A taste of the sea for its partner”