Herring gulls are a conspicuous feature of Cornwall’s townscape and coastline. As such they elicit strong feelings in people; some love them, while others hate them. Perhaps as a result, our research tends to attract media attention.
Herring gulls use human gaze
This article, published in August 2019, was featured by over 600 news outlets, including
- The New York Times: “Want to stop gulls from stealing your food? Stare them down, study says”