NZ2563 : Kittiwakes on the Baltic

taken 7 years ago, near to Gateshead, Great Britain

Kittiwakes on the Baltic
Kittiwakes on the Baltic
Until the Baltic Flour Mills site was developed as an arts centre, despite being 10 miles from the sea, it was home to lots of breeding kittiwakes. A special tower was built to accommodate the birds (see NZ2663 : kittiwake tower Gateshead with Spillers quay on north side of Tyne and LinkExternal link ) but some of them prefer their original choice! There are 20+ pairs of birds and chicks on this ledge, seen from the viewing gallery of the Baltic.
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NZ2563, 1617 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 February, 2013
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Bird (from Tags)
Kittiwake 
Former (from Tags)
Flour Mill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2583 6393 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.1596N 1:35.8835W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2582 6393
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Art Gallery 

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