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Aves, 57/2 | 2020 | 111-113

  Black-headed and Common Gulls reaction to hail
Louis Bronne

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During hailstorm Black-headed and Common Gulls in a roost stood all the same way: facing the wind with the head pointing at about 45° to the horizontal. This position minimizes exposed surface and allows birds to move their head to avoid individual hailstones.

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