Where Do Seagulls Go at Night?

Where Do Seagulls Go at Night?

Where Do Seagulls Go at Night?

Seagulls seen scavenging during the day in picnic areas, parking lots and dump sites typically retire to a large body of freshwater to roost on or near at night. Seagulls prefer to sleep on a calm body of water, but will sleep in any wide-open spot.

Gulls often choose to sleep in parking lots and playing fields as a defense, as open spaces enable the early detection of a potential threat coming from a distance. Herring gulls drink freshwater but can also consume saltwater because of a special gland located above their eyes. The salt is released as a runny liquid.