Does any one know ??

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by poultrykeeper08, Dec 2, 2008.

  1. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wher sea gulls and crows nest ? I dont live any where near the veach but yet there are flocks of sea glls and crows around the shopping centers and mcdonalds . Where do they nest ??
     
  2. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    "Urban" seagulls nest on the tops of buildings...at least, that's where they hung out and raised their chicks at Cedar Point (I worked there for four years -- it's an enormous amusement park in Sandusky, OH, for anyone who doesn't know).

    Crows make nests in tall trees and on other tall things like telephone poles. Their nests are very messy structures made of sticks.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Seagulls also nest (on the ground or around rocks) near any body of water.
     
  4. aiwetir

    aiwetir Chillin' With My Peeps

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    crows nest in the top third of trees, here in the pnw, almost always in conifers. they are very secretive as crows are the best nest predators of other crows. watch in april for crows carrying nesting material and you can often find them right in your neighborhood. i've not been up in a crow's nest but i've seen raven nests with 5 chicks in them. this could be how there are so many crows.

    there are a few colonies of gulls that i know, some out on seastacks on the ocean away from land predators, there are nesting gulls at mono lake, just east of yosemite national park, one along the columbia river gorge here, on cliffs up in what people call a canyon in those parts.


    also they are all very intelligent and adaptable which is why they thrive in human created habitats.
     

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