Reader Letter: Is this a cheap solution to Norwich’s seagull problem?

PUBLISHED: 13:26 16 August 2017 | UPDATED: 13:29 16 August 2017

Seagulls around Norwich Market. Picture : ANTONY KELLY

Seagulls around Norwich Market. Picture : ANTONY KELLY

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Having returned from a recent trip to Norway, I noticed that on a lot of flats and high buildings they had bird scarers, as used by farmers in this region.

They consist of “hawk lookalikes” suspended from cord on long fibreglass poles.

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These twist and turn in the slightest breeze and were used to deter seagulls.

Could this help the council and residents who are plagued by seagulls and are maybe a cheap solution?

R Harris, Manor Cottage, Brandon Parva

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