For every 100 of these birds that graced our skies, just five remain
"THE number of Arctic terns in Scotland has dropped by a shocking 95 per cent in the past two decades.
"The graceful seabirds, well known in Shetland and Orkney for zealously guarding their nests and letting out rasping cries, are suffering severe declines.
"It is believed they are struggling to cope with a lack of sand eels, their favourite food, which in turn are falling victim to warming seas and overfishing ..."
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