Where to see them
In summer look along coasts and inland marshes and lakes of Scotland, N Ireland and N England. Elsewhere in England and Wales seen in winter on farmland, near lakes and marshes and on the coast.
When to see them
All year round.
What they eat
Worms, insects, fish, carrion and rubbish.
|Europe||UK breeding*||UK wintering*||UK passage*|
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