Tag: Herring Gull

  • An Ode to Gulls

    An Ode to Gulls

    Before I arrived on Great Duck Island, a few people asked me “why on earth would you want to study sea gulls? There are so many of them. They’re like rats.” I usually answered with a version of “…it is important to study every aspect of an ecological community. Gulls influence many other species…” But…