Where to see them
In summer it is most easily seen in the Shetland and Orkney islands, and on some coastal moorlands of north and west Scotland; on passage best looked for from coasts in August and September, especially in areas near tern colonies where there are good numbers of feeding terns.
When to see them
Summer (on breeding grounds) and spring and autumn (on passage).
What they eat
Mainly fish, some eggs and young birds.
|Europe||UK breeding*||UK wintering*||UK passage*|