Control of Urban Nesting Gulls

John Sanders has sent me a report into the control measures that have been introduced to control the numbers of gulls using the three main landfill sites in the county.

The County Council, supported by the Environment Agency, have invited Falconers to operate on the three main sites at Hempstead, Stoke Orchard and Bishops Cleeve.

The immediate result has been dramatic but as John says the birds are highly adaptable and the true impact will only be known in the months and years to come.

Read the full report here.(This is a large pdf file and may take a few moments to load. You will also need Acrobat Reader installed to read the file).

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