Kittiwakes upon the Tyne

Showcasing the progress of the Kittiwakes along the River Tyne

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Above: The much larger Lesser Black backed Gull which is also present on Newcastle/Gateshead Quayside during spring/summer. They have a larger wingspan, darker wings, and yellow legs. Below: A famous Tyne Kittiwake, smaller, black legs, and grey wings.