Inside the towns held hostage by psycho seagulls that break into kitchens & hotels leaving locals terrified


SEASIDE towns are being held hostage by mobs of psycho seagulls making the lives of locals hell.

The brazen birds are even breaking into properties and hotels all by the coasts of Scotland to swipe meals – as residents reveal they’re residing in worry for the subsequent time the gulls will strike.

A lady seen a seagull tucking into her canine’s dinner 4 days in a rowCredit: Emma Fairbairn
One gull was caught sliding down the bannister in a Dunbar hotel
One gull was caught sliding down the bannister in a Dunbar lodgeCredit: Royal Mackintosh Hotel / Facebook

One lady was left speechless when one waltzed into her kitchen 4 days in a row “to steal her dog’s dinner”.

Residents have now revealed their psychological properly being is in tatters after the barrage of assaults – with some battling the insufferable squawks of the birds, whereas others are pressured to run in worry from the dive-bombing pests.

Gillian Durrant, from South Ayrshire, steered The Sun Online: “I moved into new assemble. The gulls are sitting on roofs day and night time time time squeaking.

“The noise is the worst. They need to be culled.”

Another lady talked about on Facebook: “They are a nightmare, I can’t have the home house home windows open at night time time time due to the noise.

“One stole a steak off our BBQ whereas it was cooking. And to not stage out the mess or being bombed.

“They are flying s***ing machines.”

A 3rd fed up mum talked about her two daughters, aged three and 11, had been “attacked” outdoors a charity retailer in Dumfries.

“They actually dive bombed to get the girls’ food”, she talked about.

“I needed to swing the wheelchair spherical merely in order that they won’t get to them.

“My daughter in the chair could not cease shaking for ages afterwards. They are horrible birds.

“I don’t understand why they are protected, Dumfries is overrun with them.”

Others referred to the gulls as “flying rats”, with many campaigning for a “much-needed” cull.

Gillian talked about: “Every night since I moved here I’ve been woken up in the middle of the night. I definitely would agree with a cull.”


Another native added: “I got swooped the other night. It was actually quite scary.”

And a 3rd from Heathhall, Dumfries, commented: “Sick of them in waking me up at 4am. I don’t feed them, leave food for them or encourage them in any way.

“The only conclusion to make now is to make efforts to control their numbers. Perhaps they could be captured and taken to the coast?”

Despite the mounted disruption, some folks have seen the humorous aspect of it.

One plucky gull wanders into the Royal Mackintosh Hotel in Dunbar, East Lothian, so consistently the house owners have even given it a fame.

‘Buddy’ is continually “first in the queue” for breakfast and infrequently sneaks into the bar – and has even been caught on digicam sliding down the bannister.

The managers now publish widespread updates about Buddy’s adventures on Facebook, with him most not too manner again seen a couple of minutes down the freeway on East Beach.

Another seagull trotted around the restaurant-bar of the Royal Mackintosh Hotel
Another seagull trotted spherical the restaurant-bar of the Royal Mackintosh HotelCredit: Royal Mackintosh Hotel / Facebook
One of the hotel workers tried to coax it out with food
One of the lodge workers tried to coax it out with mealsCredit: Royal Mackintosh Hotel / Facebook
The hotel owners joked that 'Buddy' the seagull is frequently 'first in the queue' for breakfast
The lodge house owners joked that ‘Buddy’ the seagull is continually ‘first in the queue’ for breakfastCredit: Royal Mackintosh Hotel / Facebook

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