Herring gull aversion to gaze in urban and rural human settlements

We investigated how exposure to humans affects gulls’ aversion to human gaze. We previously found that human gaze deters herring gulls: when being stared at, gulls were much slower to approach human food than when the experimenter was looking away. We next wanted to explore how exposure to humans might affect this ‘gaze sensitivity’: wouldContinue reading “Herring gull aversion to gaze in urban and rural human settlements”