Where to see them
Now effectively extinct as a breeding bird and best looked for on passage in spring and autumn. Most birds are seen on the south and east coasts of the UK as far north as northern Scotland.
When to see them
May and June, when they migrate north and from August to October when they move south.
What they eat
Insects, and small birds and mammals
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