After getting pounded by the weather, the gulls were happy to see blue skies and low tide.
That is when they go looking for mussels. All over Gloucester, you will see mussels in parking lots, on docks, on flat rooftops and in the streets. The gulls have learned that they can get into clams and mussels by dropping them.
This is the first time I’ve actually been able to capture this behavior.
Easy-peasy gulls: Photo 1, 3 and 4 are a second winter Herring Gull. Photo 2 is an adult winter Herring Gull.
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