Where to see them
In breeding areas on coastal rocky islands and moorland; at other times seen around coasts, often in the neighbourhood of seabird colonies, scavenging from other birds, or picking food from the surface of the sea.
When to see them
Arrives at its breeding grounds in April and leaves in July. Look for it offshore in spring and especially in late summer and early autumn when it is migrating along western and eastern shores of the UK.
What they eat
Fish, carrion, other birds
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