Sleeping sea gulls
Name: sarah smith
Date: Around 1993
Where do sea gulls go at night? Do they sleep in palm trees?
When I was in the Sea of Cortez studying the marine biology of
the area, I did notice gulls spend the night in a variety of areas. Some flew
to an island and found shelter in rock ledges and some lazily floated on the
air currents. (I do not know whether they were sleeping, though I could so it
seems gulls do not have and any specific resting spot, but just sleep where
ever they get sleepy!) However, I have never seen one in a tree. Gulls tend
not to be tree birds, but more shore and open water birds. Next time your
near a body of water, look out for the gulls at night and find out where they
go at night!
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