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The coast where they want their seagulls back

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 03:44 PM

Most would consider it a blessing when tens of thousands of seagulls decide to move on from their area.

But the disappearance of just such a flock from part of the Cumbrian coast has caused consternation, with pleas being made for its return.

The birds have vanished from an oyster farm – which supplies the Loch Fyne restaurant chain – where they were once a welcome feature, as their droppings are rich in phosphate and nitrate and encourage the growth of algae, upon which the shellfish feed.

http://www.telegraph...gulls-back.html

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 05:17 PM

Of course the birds will seek out the best place for food and keep returning there until there is none left.





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