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Only Two Arctic Tern Chicks Survive in Vík

Arctic tern nesting has gone badly the last two summers in parts of Iceland due to a lack of sandeel for the young birds.

arctictern02_goPhoto: Geir Ólafsson/Iceland Review.

According to Morgunblaðið, it appears that only two chicks of the thousands which hatched in Vík have survived this summer.

All Arctic terns in the area have already migrated with the exception of two couples with their chicks.


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