Kittiwake

Kittiwakes are gentle looking, medium-sized gulls with a small yellow bill and a dark eye. They have a grey back with white underneath.

IDENTIFYING CHARACTERISTICS 

Their legs are short and black. In flight the black wing-tips show no white, unlike other gulls, and look as if they have been 'dipped in ink'. The population is declining in some areas, perhaps due to a shortage of sandeels. After breeding birds move out into the Atlantic where they spend the winter.

LOCATION

22 North Beach, Stornoway, 
Isle of Lewis, SCOTLAND HS1 2XQ

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