Jordan Lake. The amount of energy expended by one gull chasing another gull just to try to steal the fish… You would think it would be easier just go catch your own fish. However, seabirds often engage in this kind of attempted theft. The fish won this round as it fell back into the river.
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Jordan Lake. The Bonaparte’s gull can easily plunge-dive to catch fish. In this video watch carefully and you can see sometimes they actually dive under the water rather like an osprey. However, the gull catches the fish with its beak and not its feet.