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Tirrick in Flight (Arctic Tern)

Photo: Tirrick in Flight (Arctic Tern)

Another photo from this summer - this time of a Tirrick (the local name for an Arctic Tern). I've heard that in recent years their numbers have taken a bit of a hit, perhaps due to a declining stock of Sand Eels.

To find out more about wildlife in Shetland check out the Nature in Shetland website.


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