They return to exactly the same nest sites every year.
Given the choice, it will select a high nest site.
The nest site is on a cliff, tree or building.
The nest site is a bare spot on the ground near water.
The nest site is also important for the survival of the eggs.
Most nest sites were about 6 m from water with 60% rock cover.
Both members of the pair seem to be involved in selecting the nest site.
He finds another nest site and starts the whole procedure all over again.
The male usually leads the search for nest sites, although the final decision seems to be taken by the female.
Their parents must lead them away from the nest site to other areas where they can collect food and find hiding places.