Where to see them
A strictly coastal species found around the UK coastline at suitable breeding beaches. Largest colonies found along the east and south coasts of Scotland and England at sites which include: Blakeney Point and Great Yarmouth, Norfolk; Minsmere, Suffolk; and Langstone Harbour, Hampshire.
When to see them
A summer visitor to Europe, arriving in April and May. Return migration starts in August and continues into September.
What they eat
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