[CT Birds] Gull behavior

kmueller at ntplx.net kmueller at ntplx.net
Tue Sep 2 21:33:48 EDT 2014

Marty, probably hunting Mole Crabs.....Ring-billed Gulls do this  
feeding technique all the time, and they are quite good at this  

Keith Mueller

Quoting Marty Swanhall via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>:

> While at Dunes Beach in Westerly, RI area, I noticed ringed-billed gulls
> piercing the sand with their bills - we're they looking for
> crustaceans/food or eating sand in order to help grind their food
> Marty
> Woodbury
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