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Seagulls!!!

Discussion in 'Hunting' started by ian_baptiste, Dec 30, 2007.

  1. ian_baptiste

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    at one of my shoots, there are a lot of seagulls flying around, but they never land!!!

    that are forever flying right over our heads for a look, then turn around and go again!!!

    how do i coax them to land!?

    thanks
     
  2. a1gunner

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    sea gulls love food so that would work

    i believe you can only shoot lessr black beack or something like that.

    make sure you are with in the law and are using something bigger than a airgun.

    sea gulls are not airgun quarry so get something bigger
     
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    Big bag of chip shop chips?

    They love 'em down Whitley Bay, so I can't see why they wouldn't everywhere else!!

    Anyone know the exact law regarding the shooting of seagulls?
     
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    Never shot a gull,why something bigger though,people are happy to shoot rooks and crows :(
     
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    you should really be using fac power to shoot gulls they are a lot bigger and tougher than crows
     
  7. Rockabilly

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    i disagree there topcat a gull will drop like a bag of sh444 with a head shot there only the size of a pheasant.
    remember that hw90 ihad;)
     
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    a great black backs head is much larger than any pheasants head and tougher by a long way fac is advised
     
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    not as big as a rabbits though;)
     
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    i was waiting for that one righty ho a rabbits skull is like balsa wood where as the sea gulls head is like bell metal FAC IS ADVISED
     
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    who says a seagulls skull is like bell metal
    please give a fully detailed report to prove this fact .........thanks

    we wait in anticipation
     
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    i just no the difference between the skulls through experience not reading books if you want to wound the gull mr no it all go ahead or for once listen to someone who really knows what he is talking about fac reccomended
     
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    .22 pellets highly recommended ;)
     
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    .22 fac simple as

    the feathers are really thick and you need knockdown power too.

    or just get a shotgun or a rimfire.

    who said rabbits heads were tougher than seagulls?
    rabbits heads are just lightbulbs wrappend in fuzzy orange peel
     
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    ok then i"ll wait for someone coming on who knows what their talking about.:rolleyes:
     
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    I shot an orange once.(head shot)but it did a runner !!!!
    Must have been all that fuzzy peel.(tough old stuff) :D
     
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    you might want to empty your fruit bowl once in a while.

    fluffy oranges running about?...not a good sign
     
  18. Rockabilly

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    why do they grow legs after a while?:rolleyes:
     
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    well steve's ones doo aparently:confused:
     
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    hey ! leave steves fluffy oranges out of it.:D
     

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