The cleaners of the sea, the Gulls, often referred to as seagulls are seabirds of the family Laridae. They are most closely related to the terns. The gull is perhaps best known as being a scavenger. It is most often seen in large, noisy flocks congregating wherever food is available. They can almost always be found around fishing boats, picnic grounds, parking lots and garbage dumps.
Many people consider the gull to be a nuisance, but they actually perform a very valuable service. They are garbage men with wings. They feed on the dead animals and organic litter which could pose a health threat to humans.
Seagulls are clever birds. Their intelligence is clearly displayed by a variety of feeding behaviors, such as dropping hard-shelled molluscs onto rocks so that they break open and can be eaten easily. Seagulls can drink both fresh and salt water. Most animals are unable to do this, but seagulls have a special pair of glands right above their eyes which is specifically designed to flush the salt from their systems through openings in the bill. Seagulls are fairly distributed worldwide. They breed on every continent including the margins of Antarctica as well as in the Arctic Circle. They are relatively less in number in the tropical islands.
Seagulls are fondly remembered in Utah for helping Mormon settlers deal with a plague of crickets. The seagull is now the state bird of Utah and a monument in Salt Lake City commemorates the event, known as the ‘Miracle of the Gulls’.
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