New drone user - Portsmouth

Yea today they seem to have taken a dislike in it ? perhaps instead of like other countrys using eagles we use Gulls !

Anti-drone gulls seem to vary in their hate from location to location … and all birds are less tolerant when they have nests/young.

The gulls at Lepe Beach and Calshot have always been chilled. Those at Hythe take to the air and make a din the second the props start, before take-off, even when it’s impossible for them to see it. All locations within a few miles of one another.

I love nature and the different ways that animals behave etc…possibly the line of breading even though its close the blood line is being passed down.

Welcome Daren😎

I flew off the coast at Southwold, Suffolk and they didn’t bother the drone.

Perhaps Suffolk gulls are friendlier! :joy:

As I say - it varies between places within a few miles.

Competition for food is another thing. The worst place I’ve experienced has a lot of people feeding them fish’n’chips … and they are seriously competitive/aggressive for those.

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Scarborough gulls are large very bold and aggressive! They swoop and steal peoples food unexpectedly!
Its Its interesting that behaviour in different areas is handed down from generation to generation.

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I suppose mounting machine guns on the drones might break a couple of laws! :joy: