In a report, figures suggest that the number of pairs of large gulls
nesting in the town centre has more than halved from 166 to 74 over the last nine years.
distress pupils , of king ool with Yesterday John Evans Anglesey Hawking was at the school his birds of prey to keep the seagulls at bay.
Already this summer her sanctuary has rescued 500 gulls
- up a quarter on 2016.
The programme, launched by NBC Environment costing PS36,500 earlier this year, focuses on seafront and town centre locations in Whitby and Scarborough where problems with Herring Gulls
Scientists Andrew Ramey, Bjorn Olsen, and Jonas Bonnedahl (L to R) setting a trap for gulls
at the Soldotna landfill in 2016.
It's possible to break the cycle by modifying patterns of behaviour to discourage gulls
from settling at their habitual nesting spots.
FIREFIGHTERS flew into action to use a crane to rescue a gull
which had been trapped in fishing line between two tall trees.
Although most studies suggest that Sabine's Gulls
nest solitarily or in small groups, we discovered in 2010 a Sabine's Gull
breeding colony of 102 nests on a small island in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta (YKD) of western Alaska that was much larger than any nesting group previously reported.
are even known to use bread as bait for fish and young gulls
form nursery flocks in which they play and learn skills vital for adulthood, the flocks overlooked by adult male "teacher birds".
Scientists have collected evidence of gulls
using pieces of bread as bait to catch goldfish from ponds.
are medium grey above, and white below.
are more likely to attack humans during the nesting season, which runs from April to August.
THE RSPCA is appealing for people to be more tolerant of gulls
after seeing an increase in attacks on the birds.
Arrival of black-headed gulls
correlated with North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) index for the period from September to November.
The falls are a magnet for both tourists and huge flocks of gulls