Red-billed gull nesting?? On a building roof

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fras444
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Red-billed gull nesting?? On a building roof

Postby fras444 » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:00 am

Was at the vegan vibes at the mount rising tides bar. Saw a couple of red-billed gulls taking nesting material to the top of a building in the commercial area across the road. Was wondering if they have been known to do so or is this a first
Patrick Crowe
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Re: Red-billed gull nesting?? On a building roof

Postby Patrick Crowe » Tue Oct 01, 2019 11:59 am

https://www.odt.co.nz/regions/north-ota ... gull-issue

Hundreds nested on the roof of the Countdown in Oamaru last year. Seven Sharp also ran a story on it just in the past month or so

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