NX9413 : Nesting Kittiwakes on North Head

taken 9 years ago, near to Rottington, Cumbria, Great Britain

Nesting Kittiwakes on North Head
Nesting Kittiwakes on North Head
The cliffs of North Head, from Fleswick Bay northwards, have ledges eroded in the sandstone, which provide ideal nesting sites for Kittiwakes, visible only from the sea. In April or May, a sea kayak trip from St. Bees to Whitehaven gives an opportunity to see the cliff nests at very close quarters.
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NX9413, 47 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 April, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 March, 2009
Category
Sea cliffs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 941 136 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:30.4299N 3:38.1675W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 940 136
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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