Seagulls targeted in four shootings

Seagulls targeted in four shootings

An X-ray showing a bullet

Seagulls targeted in four shootings

First published in News by , Chief reporter

ANIMAL rescuers have called for police to take action against seagull killers after four birds were shot in the last week.

Cases were “worse than ever” with one shooting taking place where children play.

Despite the spate of cruelty neither animal charities nor police could recall a recent prosecution.

Roger Muselle of Roger’s Animal Rescue, based in Brighton, said: “One of them had a bullet pulled from its wing. One had to be put down. The bullet went into its chest and was a millimetre from its heart. “I have never heard of a single prosecution. People give the police evidence but they still say they can’t do anything.

“One of the gulls was shot in the car park of the Toby Inn in Cowley Drive. Children play around that area so it could be really dangerous.

“It’s happening in residential areas so people must see what’s going on.

“People always complain about gulls but I don’t understand why people live here if they hate them so much.”

A Saltdean woman who did not wish to be named found another shot seagull in her garden last Sunday.

She said: “It was walking around injured and must have come into the garden like that.

“My cats wanted to go outside but I didn’t want to let them out in case they killed it. It had a very clear bullet wound.”

She reported the case to the RSPCA but the bird had disappeared by the time they were able to attend the following day.

Shooting gulls is an offence under the Wildlife and Countryside Act.

Gulls are a protected species and only limited culling is allowed under strict licences.

Police said there had been no recent prosecutions for shooting gulls.

Chief Inspector Martin Sims said: “We will investigate any report we get about the shooting of gulls and seek to prosecute anyone we find evidence about.

“In many cases that we are contacted about, the birds have not been shot by people using BB guns or air rifles. The people responsible may not only be committing offences by shooting gulls but could endanger the public through the use of the firearms in a public place.”

If you have information call 101, email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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2:39pm Mon 28 Jul 14

tykemison says...

What selfish, mindless oaths, as this article says if you dislike these wonderful Birds and their chicks"calling"for their Parents why not bugger off back to London??
What selfish, mindless oaths, as this article says if you dislike these wonderful Birds and their chicks"calling"for their Parents why not bugger off back to London?? tykemison
  • Score: -92

3:34pm Mon 28 Jul 14

Libertarian Patriot says...

Gulls are shot because some people are driven to the ultimate solution due to the noise, divebombing and spread of fecal matter.

Relief may soon be on the way. Defra, after years of lobbying by scientisats, health workers and ordinanry members of the public, have agreed to fund a national survey as a follow up to "Seabird 2000" when the last survey of gulls (and other seabirds) was carried out. Since then, the numbers have increased exponentially with by far the largest growth occuring inland with what are known as "roof nesting" gulls. These are blighting many towns and cities with noise and pollution with damage to historic building occuring in Bath and other historic sites. The acid in gull droppings is highly corrosive making netting a must over most historic buildings constructed with softer stone.

The NHS has investigated some of the collateral health issues caused to humans where sleep patterns are disturbed as the birds like to begin shrieking as early as 4 am in many locations. The gulls have extremely loud voices because nature designed them specifically to be heard over the sound of crashing waves and coastal conditions. In an urban setting the noise can be disturbing to those who sleep during the day due to shift work or for those who do not get up at 4 a.m. Many people report being unable to use their gardens from Aoril to July due to divebombing from agressive nesting gulls. Serious assaults are common as the gulls use their serated beaks to scrape human skulls at 30 mph.

There are a few reports of gull populations expanding to where they become a threat to other species. They wiped out nearly all of East Sussex's ducklings in 2012 as more and more gulls turned inland where food is more plentiful. Romans have similar problems with gulls having wiped out their entire swallow population despite the smaller birds having been in occupation of the eternal city since the early days of the Republic! Puffins have been reduced in numbers on some offshore Islands where competition for food is fierce with the larger more aggressive gulls happy to relieve the puffins of their catch as they are about to feed their babies. Kittiwake populations have been declining and some reports suggest the larger herring and black backed gulls are responsible. A massive cull of gulls was undertaken in the Baltic region about 3 years ago for this reason.

Some local authorities have placed ASBOs on their books to stop people from feeding them and thus attracting them to residential neighbourhoods. This a good idea as people feeding gulls can cause the gulls to colonise an area and once they are established they cannot be moved on other than by culling. The noise of a colony in any residential neighbourhood can be deafening and it will lower house values. Natural England, the body responsible for birdlife generally, suggest that people who feed gulls could be prosecuted for causing a health hazzard, especially if rats are attracted to the food and droppings left by the gulls. If people who feed gulls were appraised of the nuisance it causes, it might prevent them from such irresponsible behaviour. A fine or an ASBO would be a sensible way of dealing with the human side of the gull problem.

The survey may be published in 2015 and it will probably confirm that roof nesting gulls have increased dramatically. Perhaps to as many as 2 million pairs. They have spread to all part of the nation with the largest colonies being found in Birmingham, Gloucester, Cardiff and many towns along the coast where some local authorities are giving on the spot fines for feeding gulls (St Ives may be one example). Trip Advisior is warning people where not to stay because of gulls which suggests the tourist trade will be impacted.

The protection order has exacerbated the gull population explosion and it may be the case that the order will have to be removed after the survey is completed. Other species, including humans, will need protection and at present the gulls have no natural predators. They live over 20 years and their morbidity rate is among the lowest of any bird species. That means they will mutliply and multiply and multiply!

So please be sensible. DO NOT FEED THEM and don't think it is a seaside problem because in a decade there will be no escape from a gull colony, no matter how far inland you live.
Gulls are shot because some people are driven to the ultimate solution due to the noise, divebombing and spread of fecal matter. Relief may soon be on the way. Defra, after years of lobbying by scientisats, health workers and ordinanry members of the public, have agreed to fund a national survey as a follow up to "Seabird 2000" when the last survey of gulls (and other seabirds) was carried out. Since then, the numbers have increased exponentially with by far the largest growth occuring inland with what are known as "roof nesting" gulls. These are blighting many towns and cities with noise and pollution with damage to historic building occuring in Bath and other historic sites. The acid in gull droppings is highly corrosive making netting a must over most historic buildings constructed with softer stone. The NHS has investigated some of the collateral health issues caused to humans where sleep patterns are disturbed as the birds like to begin shrieking as early as 4 am in many locations. The gulls have extremely loud voices because nature designed them specifically to be heard over the sound of crashing waves and coastal conditions. In an urban setting the noise can be disturbing to those who sleep during the day due to shift work or for those who do not get up at 4 a.m. Many people report being unable to use their gardens from Aoril to July due to divebombing from agressive nesting gulls. Serious assaults are common as the gulls use their serated beaks to scrape human skulls at 30 mph. There are a few reports of gull populations expanding to where they become a threat to other species. They wiped out nearly all of East Sussex's ducklings in 2012 as more and more gulls turned inland where food is more plentiful. Romans have similar problems with gulls having wiped out their entire swallow population despite the smaller birds having been in occupation of the eternal city since the early days of the Republic! Puffins have been reduced in numbers on some offshore Islands where competition for food is fierce with the larger more aggressive gulls happy to relieve the puffins of their catch as they are about to feed their babies. Kittiwake populations have been declining and some reports suggest the larger herring and black backed gulls are responsible. A massive cull of gulls was undertaken in the Baltic region about 3 years ago for this reason. Some local authorities have placed ASBOs on their books to stop people from feeding them and thus attracting them to residential neighbourhoods. This a good idea as people feeding gulls can cause the gulls to colonise an area and once they are established they cannot be moved on other than by culling. The noise of a colony in any residential neighbourhood can be deafening and it will lower house values. Natural England, the body responsible for birdlife generally, suggest that people who feed gulls could be prosecuted for causing a health hazzard, especially if rats are attracted to the food and droppings left by the gulls. If people who feed gulls were appraised of the nuisance it causes, it might prevent them from such irresponsible behaviour. A fine or an ASBO would be a sensible way of dealing with the human side of the gull problem. The survey may be published in 2015 and it will probably confirm that roof nesting gulls have increased dramatically. Perhaps to as many as 2 million pairs. They have spread to all part of the nation with the largest colonies being found in Birmingham, Gloucester, Cardiff and many towns along the coast where some local authorities are giving on the spot fines for feeding gulls (St Ives may be one example). Trip Advisior is warning people where not to stay because of gulls which suggests the tourist trade will be impacted. The protection order has exacerbated the gull population explosion and it may be the case that the order will have to be removed after the survey is completed. Other species, including humans, will need protection and at present the gulls have no natural predators. They live over 20 years and their morbidity rate is among the lowest of any bird species. That means they will mutliply and multiply and multiply! So please be sensible. DO NOT FEED THEM and don't think it is a seaside problem because in a decade there will be no escape from a gull colony, no matter how far inland you live. Libertarian Patriot
  • Score: 124

3:51pm Mon 28 Jul 14

CatoTheCat says...

"They live over 20 years and their morbidity rate is among the lowest of any bird species. That means they will mutliply and multiply and multiply! "

A pair of seagulls raise two chicks each year.
Assuming that one pair of birds live 25 years and start breeding in their second year then after 25 years you will have 33,554,432 seagulls.
(BTW Wikipedia states that the maximum recorded age is 49!).
"They live over 20 years and their morbidity rate is among the lowest of any bird species. That means they will mutliply and multiply and multiply! " A pair of seagulls raise two chicks each year. Assuming that one pair of birds live 25 years and start breeding in their second year then after 25 years you will have 33,554,432 seagulls. (BTW Wikipedia states that the maximum recorded age is 49!). CatoTheCat
  • Score: 79

4:03pm Mon 28 Jul 14

CatoTheCat says...

CatoTheCat wrote:
"They live over 20 years and their morbidity rate is among the lowest of any bird species. That means they will mutliply and multiply and multiply! "

A pair of seagulls raise two chicks each year.
Assuming that one pair of birds live 25 years and start breeding in their second year then after 25 years you will have 33,554,432 seagulls.
(BTW Wikipedia states that the maximum recorded age is 49!).
Oops, that should be only 16,777,216 - I forgot to allow for the first year.
Even so that is still 35 birds for each Brighton resident.
[quote][p][bold]CatoTheCat[/bold] wrote: "They live over 20 years and their morbidity rate is among the lowest of any bird species. That means they will mutliply and multiply and multiply! " A pair of seagulls raise two chicks each year. Assuming that one pair of birds live 25 years and start breeding in their second year then after 25 years you will have 33,554,432 seagulls. (BTW Wikipedia states that the maximum recorded age is 49!).[/p][/quote]Oops, that should be only 16,777,216 - I forgot to allow for the first year. Even so that is still 35 birds for each Brighton resident. CatoTheCat
  • Score: 81

4:17pm Mon 28 Jul 14

RottingdeanRant says...

Quote '“People always complain about gulls but I don’t understand why people live here if they hate them so much.”

Because I lived in my house long before they started nesting on my neighbour’s roofs!
Quote '“People always complain about gulls but I don’t understand why people live here if they hate them so much.” Because I lived in my house long before they started nesting on my neighbour’s roofs! RottingdeanRant
  • Score: 90

4:37pm Mon 28 Jul 14

Jules boy says...

Respect the seagulls
Respect the seagulls Jules boy
  • Score: -56

4:39pm Mon 28 Jul 14

tez1959 says...

the thing is i condone the shootings of any bird or living animal i blame the people who leave there black bags out in the open and restaurants who leave rubbish down alleyways that cause a lot of the problems theres more seagulls inland than actually at sea and this is one of the problems oh and dont feed them ive got them near me just deal with it . or move up country ......
the thing is i condone the shootings of any bird or living animal i blame the people who leave there black bags out in the open and restaurants who leave rubbish down alleyways that cause a lot of the problems theres more seagulls inland than actually at sea and this is one of the problems oh and dont feed them ive got them near me just deal with it . or move up country ...... tez1959
  • Score: -102

4:57pm Mon 28 Jul 14

Libertarian Patriot says...

"05 March 2014

Seagulls are plaguing the roofs and gutters of people living at Pottery Quay in Devonport, Plymouth. So local landlords, Guinness Hermitage and Westward Housing Group are trying an ancient approach to scaring the gulls off with birds of prey, Bullet (Peregrine Falcon) and Stilts (Harris Hawk). http://www.guinnessp
artnership.com/en/ab
out-us/news/gh/2014/
March/hawk-and-falco
n-see-off-nuisance-s
eagulls-at-pottery-q
uay.aspx#.U9Zw0LEto3
w

The above is a common short-term solution to the problem caused by the exploding gull population and many towns have deployed birds of prey to scare gulls. The problem is that it simply moves the problem to someone else.

Some towns are getting desparate: "A “seagull summit” has been held in an East Devon town to give businesses and residents a helping hand in dealing with what, in many places, has become an aggressive nuisance." http://www.exeterexp
ressandecho.co.uk/Su
mmit-held-tackle-agg
ressive-seagulls/sto
ry-20017307-detail/s
tory.html#cmQdllZobL
CoSXLA.99

With gull numbers expected by some experts to reach 2 million there will be more and more towns become "desperate" and then a solution will have to be found.
"05 March 2014 Seagulls are plaguing the roofs and gutters of people living at Pottery Quay in Devonport, Plymouth. So local landlords, Guinness Hermitage and Westward Housing Group are trying an ancient approach to scaring the gulls off with birds of prey, Bullet (Peregrine Falcon) and Stilts (Harris Hawk). http://www.guinnessp artnership.com/en/ab out-us/news/gh/2014/ March/hawk-and-falco n-see-off-nuisance-s eagulls-at-pottery-q uay.aspx#.U9Zw0LEto3 w The above is a common short-term solution to the problem caused by the exploding gull population and many towns have deployed birds of prey to scare gulls. The problem is that it simply moves the problem to someone else. Some towns are getting desparate: "A “seagull summit” has been held in an East Devon town to give businesses and residents a helping hand in dealing with what, in many places, has become an aggressive nuisance." http://www.exeterexp ressandecho.co.uk/Su mmit-held-tackle-agg ressive-seagulls/sto ry-20017307-detail/s tory.html#cmQdllZobL CoSXLA.99 With gull numbers expected by some experts to reach 2 million there will be more and more towns become "desperate" and then a solution will have to be found. Libertarian Patriot
  • Score: 94

5:02pm Mon 28 Jul 14

Libertarian Patriot says...

tez1959 wrote:
the thing is i condone the shootings of any bird or living animal i blame the people who leave there black bags out in the open and restaurants who leave rubbish down alleyways that cause a lot of the problems theres more seagulls inland than actually at sea and this is one of the problems oh and dont feed them ive got them near me just deal with it . or move up country ......
Roof nesting gulls are the main source of the gull problem. These are moving inland with some of the largest colonies in the world found in Brimingham and Gloucester. London is also seeing increasing numbers and they are encouraged by lack of predators and stringent protection orders that prevent effective pest control. Threfrfore, moving "up country" will not be an escape because they are either there or shrtly to move in. I noticed a small colony beginning to grow in Cobham in Surrey recently. Many are probably being fed by kind little old ladies thinking they are doing them a favour by throwing out scraps of food.
[quote][p][bold]tez1959[/bold] wrote: the thing is i condone the shootings of any bird or living animal i blame the people who leave there black bags out in the open and restaurants who leave rubbish down alleyways that cause a lot of the problems theres more seagulls inland than actually at sea and this is one of the problems oh and dont feed them ive got them near me just deal with it . or move up country ......[/p][/quote]Roof nesting gulls are the main source of the gull problem. These are moving inland with some of the largest colonies in the world found in Brimingham and Gloucester. London is also seeing increasing numbers and they are encouraged by lack of predators and stringent protection orders that prevent effective pest control. Threfrfore, moving "up country" will not be an escape because they are either there or shrtly to move in. I noticed a small colony beginning to grow in Cobham in Surrey recently. Many are probably being fed by kind little old ladies thinking they are doing them a favour by throwing out scraps of food. Libertarian Patriot
  • Score: 89

5:34pm Mon 28 Jul 14

Mozarts_Ghost says...

Whilst I don't condone the shooting of gulls by the public, that X-ray clearly shows an airgun pellet, not a bullet.

http://en.wikipedia.
org/wiki/Pellet_(air
_gun)
Whilst I don't condone the shooting of gulls by the public, that X-ray clearly shows an airgun pellet, not a bullet. http://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/Pellet_(air _gun) Mozarts_Ghost
  • Score: 71

7:03pm Mon 28 Jul 14

bonobofitz says...

Seagulls are ugly, horribly loud and dirty pests. We need a major cull! Many residents have had enough of their noise and poo pollution. I wouldn't miss them at all
Seagulls are ugly, horribly loud and dirty pests. We need a major cull! Many residents have had enough of their noise and poo pollution. I wouldn't miss them at all bonobofitz
  • Score: 70

7:45pm Mon 28 Jul 14

Bill in Hanover says...

RottingdeanRant wrote:
Quote '“People always complain about gulls but I don’t understand why people live here if they hate them so much.”

Because I lived in my house long before they started nesting on my neighbour’s roofs!
Many people will have lived in areas such as Hanover, Coldean, Hollingdean and Patcham long before gulls started to move away from the shoreline to scavenge from bins. and if people were allowed to destroy nests on their roofs before the eggs were laid we'd have a lot less noise but unfortunately a gull has more rights than a taxpayer.
[quote][p][bold]RottingdeanRant[/bold] wrote: Quote '“People always complain about gulls but I don’t understand why people live here if they hate them so much.” Because I lived in my house long before they started nesting on my neighbour’s roofs![/p][/quote]Many people will have lived in areas such as Hanover, Coldean, Hollingdean and Patcham long before gulls started to move away from the shoreline to scavenge from bins. and if people were allowed to destroy nests on their roofs before the eggs were laid we'd have a lot less noise but unfortunately a gull has more rights than a taxpayer. Bill in Hanover
  • Score: 79

8:15pm Mon 28 Jul 14

tykemison says...

Seems I am in the minority of one!! I have them nesting on the roof opposite me and yes they are noisy, semi-aggressive (protecting their young) but even so,I for one adore the blighters and are they not the county football clubs emblem/nickname?? We as the dominant species destroy enough of this planets life so leave them alone!! Bah, humbug.
Seems I am in the minority of one!! I have them nesting on the roof opposite me and yes they are noisy, semi-aggressive (protecting their young) but even so,I for one adore the blighters and are they not the county football clubs emblem/nickname?? We as the dominant species destroy enough of this planets life so leave them alone!! Bah, humbug. tykemison
  • Score: -77

8:18pm Mon 28 Jul 14

hellohonkytonks says...

I would like to buy the person that shot these disgusting scummy creatures
a huge amount of drinks.I absolutely detest them with a vengeance and so does everybody i speak to.This will happen more and more because people
can't take it anymore.CULL THE GULLS
I would like to buy the person that shot these disgusting scummy creatures a huge amount of drinks.I absolutely detest them with a vengeance and so does everybody i speak to.This will happen more and more because people can't take it anymore.CULL THE GULLS hellohonkytonks
  • Score: 66

8:25pm Mon 28 Jul 14

JeevesMcMontague says...

It's a pellet not a bullet. Although I'm not surprised the Argus attempted to sensationalise this non-story.

Well done to the shooters I say.
It's a pellet not a bullet. Although I'm not surprised the Argus attempted to sensationalise this non-story. Well done to the shooters I say. JeevesMcMontague
  • Score: 55

8:51pm Mon 28 Jul 14

gaay buoy says...

Oh this is just marvellous news,give whoever shot them a big pat on the back.I had a good laugh at the 'BRIGHTSPARKS that tell people to move away lol Complete morons
Oh this is just marvellous news,give whoever shot them a big pat on the back.I had a good laugh at the 'BRIGHTSPARKS that tell people to move away lol Complete morons gaay buoy
  • Score: 42

9:12pm Mon 28 Jul 14

tykemison says...

Has the thought not occurred to people the reason gulls have moved inland and rip open rubbish bags and nest away from the sea, is because humans have depleted their natural food sources!! And as for the goons who condone some sicko taking pot-shots at innocent creatures, shame on you.
Has the thought not occurred to people the reason gulls have moved inland and rip open rubbish bags and nest away from the sea, is because humans have depleted their natural food sources!! And as for the goons who condone some sicko taking pot-shots at innocent creatures, shame on you. tykemison
  • Score: -23

10:05pm Mon 28 Jul 14

Poem58 says...

There is an epidemic of these dirty noisy birds in Brighton where I live. They wake us at 6am without fail - and I have industrial strength double glazing too. NOTHING can stop the gulls piercing screeching... they are truly louder than Lemmy.

Although firing guns in public places cannot be the answer I can totally understand how living in close proximity to these unpleasant creatures can drive people to take the law into their own hands.

And what IS the problem with a cull? The majority of us eat meat, fish, chickens, etc. The is no difference in taking the life of a seagull that is (unlike the aforementioned) actually disturbing urban dwellers quality of life and driving people mad with the endless squawking and wailing. Not to mention the excrement and aggressive dive bombing.

Something needs to be done - otherwise there will doubtless be more incidents like these, that's for sure.
There is an epidemic of these dirty noisy birds in Brighton where I live. They wake us at 6am without fail - and I have industrial strength double glazing too. NOTHING can stop the gulls piercing screeching... they are truly louder than Lemmy. Although firing guns in public places cannot be the answer I can totally understand how living in close proximity to these unpleasant creatures can drive people to take the law into their own hands. And what IS the problem with a cull? The majority of us eat meat, fish, chickens, etc. The is no difference in taking the life of a seagull that is (unlike the aforementioned) actually disturbing urban dwellers quality of life and driving people mad with the endless squawking and wailing. Not to mention the excrement and aggressive dive bombing. Something needs to be done - otherwise there will doubtless be more incidents like these, that's for sure. Poem58
  • Score: 44

10:46pm Mon 28 Jul 14

hellohonkytonks says...

tykemison wrote:
Has the thought not occurred to people the reason gulls have moved inland and rip open rubbish bags and nest away from the sea, is because humans have depleted their natural food sources!! And as for the goons who condone some sicko taking pot-shots at innocent creatures, shame on you.
Give it up as a loss,you are far outnumbered on this one laughing boy.
We are sick to death of them,now jog on.
[quote][p][bold]tykemison[/bold] wrote: Has the thought not occurred to people the reason gulls have moved inland and rip open rubbish bags and nest away from the sea, is because humans have depleted their natural food sources!! And as for the goons who condone some sicko taking pot-shots at innocent creatures, shame on you.[/p][/quote]Give it up as a loss,you are far outnumbered on this one laughing boy. We are sick to death of them,now jog on. hellohonkytonks
  • Score: 36

10:59pm Mon 28 Jul 14

Nobleox says...

The Argus report was concerning gulls being shot and injured. So why all the detrimental posts from sadists voicing their dislike of seagulls? Like them or loath them, it cannot right for them, or any animal for that matter, to be shot at and injured, and then left to suffer in agony.
The Argus report was concerning gulls being shot and injured. So why all the detrimental posts from sadists voicing their dislike of seagulls? Like them or loath them, it cannot right for them, or any animal for that matter, to be shot at and injured, and then left to suffer in agony. Nobleox
  • Score: -39

9:45am Tue 29 Jul 14

missPgreen says...

Nobleox wrote:
The Argus report was concerning gulls being shot and injured. So why all the detrimental posts from sadists voicing their dislike of seagulls? Like them or loath them, it cannot right for them, or any animal for that matter, to be shot at and injured, and then left to suffer in agony.
Perfectly fair argument that judging from the number of thumb downs has pricked nerves of sadists. What you call a shot in the foot! Look forward to their impending thumbs down.
[quote][p][bold]Nobleox[/bold] wrote: The Argus report was concerning gulls being shot and injured. So why all the detrimental posts from sadists voicing their dislike of seagulls? Like them or loath them, it cannot right for them, or any animal for that matter, to be shot at and injured, and then left to suffer in agony.[/p][/quote]Perfectly fair argument that judging from the number of thumb downs has pricked nerves of sadists. What you call a shot in the foot! Look forward to their impending thumbs down. missPgreen
  • Score: -26

9:58am Tue 29 Jul 14

VoodooGangbanger says...

I have had to resort to modifying a robot to chase baby gulls pecking at the gravel off my flat roof, it seems to of been quite effective and they seemed to of moved onto my neighbours.

Gulls should not be this far inland, they bully other birds, pigeons, go to queens park they bully the ducks and steal their bread, they have zero redeeming qualities to them, absolute pests whose population has exploded and continues to grow.

more gulls means more rubbish in the street, more noise, more cost to roofing repairs.
I have had to resort to modifying a robot to chase baby gulls pecking at the gravel off my flat roof, it seems to of been quite effective and they seemed to of moved onto my neighbours. Gulls should not be this far inland, they bully other birds, pigeons, go to queens park they bully the ducks and steal their bread, they have zero redeeming qualities to them, absolute pests whose population has exploded and continues to grow. more gulls means more rubbish in the street, more noise, more cost to roofing repairs. VoodooGangbanger
  • Score: 32

10:39am Tue 29 Jul 14

Hooitness says...

Seagulls are one of the only redeeming things about Brighton.
Seagulls are one of the only redeeming things about Brighton. Hooitness
  • Score: -5

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