6 Things For Interested People To Know About Seagulls

Seagulls flying in the sky.

Seagulls flying in the sky.

You may have traveled to the beach and seen a lot of birds flying around, diving into the water, or just sitting around. The bird you saw might have been a seagull. Here are six things about seagulls.

#1 Habitat

The seagull’s habitat is along coastal areas, including North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, Australia, and some other areas. [1]

#2 Food

Most seagulls are omnivorous and will eat reptiles, amphibians, and grain and berries. [2]

#3 Mating Season

Seagulls are known to mate for life. The mating season usually begins in February. [3]

#4 Breeding

The breeding season is from May to July. The clutch size of most gulls are three eggs. The eggs hatch in late June. [4]

#5 Nest

If they have eggs, seagulls will stay in their nest. If it is not in the breeding season, seagulls will often sleep on the water if it’s calm; they do this to keep away from predators. Seagulls will also sleep on the beach. [5]

#6 Family

Seagulls are in the family Laridae. Laridae is made up of birds closely associated with water. [6]

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