Where to see them
Around coasts where it is usually solitary, often farther out to sea than other divers. Occasionally seen inland on reservoirs. Largest numbers off the Northern and Western Isles of Scotland and also the Cornish coast.
When to see them
They start to arrive offshore in August and birds move back to their largely Icelandic breeding grounds in April and May.
What they eat
Fish and crustaceans
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