|Site Of Nest
|Dry tundra, higher fells and islands.
Rodents, small birds and insects but also
robs gulls and terns of their catch.
Usually silent but mewing and wialing
on the breeding grounds.
Brown back, mainly white underparts and dark primary wing feathers with
a white "flash". The head and neck are yellowish-white with a black cap
and there is a pointed central tail projection.
41 - 48 cms.
107 - 125 cms.
Up to 4. Olive brown.
Usually silent but mewing and wialing on the breeding grounds.