There are 6 main species of Gull breeding around the coasts of UK.
They are the Greater and Lesser Black Back Gull; Black Headed Gull; Herring Gull; Common Gull and Kittiwake.
All are associated with coastal towns although the Herring and Lesser and Greater Black Back Gulls are now being found in larger numbers inland and are the biggest pest of the Gull species in Fife.
Life Cycle – Three eggs laid around April/May time with an incubation period of 30 days, although fling within 10 days they don`t leave the nest properly for 6 weeks. Herring Gulls can live up to 20 years.
Control methods – All control methods will be discussed after a thorough inspection has been carried out.
The species must be correctly identified with the number of birds involved, activity areas related to Food, nest sites and any historical evidence.
NOTE; There may be an immediate proofing or hygiene solution which can help in gaining control.