Kittiwakes upon the Tyne was set up back in 2018, following the events that year where over two dozen Kittiwakes became trapped or were injured as a result of anti-bird deterrents on Newcastle Quayside. We remain an Independent Voice and we continue to help raise awareness and support ongoing monitoring every year.
Below are some ways in which you can help support our efforts to help protect and look out for the colonies of Tyne Kittiwakes whilst they are with us during the spring and summer months. Please help if you can. ALL help is very much appreciated and valued.
“Helping to protect and raise awareness for the Kittiwakes
along the River Tyne, including the Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside”.
“Do you visit the
- Share quotes & photographs to be featured on our website and in our e-newsletters.
- Everyone is welcome to contribute and there is a large audience who are very much interested in learning more about the famous colonies of Kittiwakes along the River Tyne.
“Are you are on
Facebook or Twitter?”
- Read Latest News.
- Participate in Discussions on our Facebook and Twitter Pages
- There is also a Group on Facebook for members only, however anyone can ask to join for free.
“Have you found a
- Kittiwakes can become trapped or injured as a result of deterrents such as anti-bird netting or spikes.
- Over time netting can become damaged or worn, creating a potential hazard to wildlife
- You can help to look out for the Kittiwakes and report any concerns.