Petrels and shearwaters (Procellariidae)
Where to see them
Breeds on a few islands off the west coast of the UK, such as Skomer in Wales and Rum in Scotland. Otherwise can be seen from seawatching points in spring and autumn while on migration. Western coasts might be more productive that eastern coasts.
When to see them
In spring and autumn on migration, or by visiting one of the offshore islands on which it breeds.
What they eat
Fish, especially herrings, sardines and sprats.
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