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HERGHuman Ether-a-Go-go Related Gene
HERGHealth Economics Research Group
HERGHerring Gull (bird species)
HERGHigher Education Research Group (Health Research Board; Ireland)
HERGHuman Eag-Related Gene
HERGHenipavirus Ecology Research Group
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"We were joined by the team from NBC Environment, who introduced the children to the birds of prey they use to deter herring gulls during the licensed herring gull egg and nest removal programme they have been carrying out on our behalf.
"A recently fledged herring gull could have come into conflict with a dog and the gull's parents would have defended it," he said.
Herring gulls are a protected species and as such North Wales Police and the RSPCA are treating the incident as a crime and are asking the public for helping tracking down the culprit or culprits.
When gull nests and eggs are being removed it should be done with an expert present as it is extremely difficult to distinguish between the nests, eggs or downy chicks of herring gulls and lesser black backed gulls.
Then this herring gull appeared with a langoustine in its mouth - showing our Scottish gulls are a little on the posh side and showing the variety of good food in the Hebridean waters."
THEY are an endangered species - yet herring gulls are deliberately attacked by people who believe they are pests.
In the 1970s, the Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) created the Great Lakes Herring Gull Monitoring Program (GLHGMP).
Herring gull numbers reported in schools have been steadily increasing and this year reached the top 20 at No.17.
Large White-Headed Gulls are typically long-lived birds, with a maximum age of 49 years recorded for the Herring Gull.
AN IMAGE of a herring gull braving the "power, chaos and intensity" of the sea has won the top prize at this year's British Wildlife Photography Awards, it was announced today.
Along with the cuckoo, other well-known birds including the lapwing, yellow wagtail and herring gull have been added to the list of those most in need of conservation action.
He added: "It's a well-known phenomenon across Europe and it would appear the Herring gull is beginning to nest on roof tops.