Kōrero: Gulls, terns and skuas

Scavengers (2 o 2)

Scavengers

Gulls are opportunistic feeders with open minds as to what they consider edible. They make good use of the food people discard, especially when it is conveniently concentrated at one site in a rubbish dump.

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Gerard Hutching, 'Gulls, terns and skuas - Black-backed gulls', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6117/scavengers (accessed 21 October 2019)

Story by Gerard Hutching, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015