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sea gulls in flight (22k) Q:(9k)Can you use seagulls to predict the weather?

I've noticed that when a storm is coming, sometimes seagulls fly inland, away from the windy coast. I think that on calm, clear days, seagulls feel safe closer to the ocean. Look for seagulls where you live. Do they find shelter inland on windy days? What would let them know that a storm is coming?

I am interested in ecological indicators.
-Ted Myers

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What other animals change their behavior to indicate stormy weather? Why are sea gulls in Minnesota? How do weather changes affect human behavior?

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