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Why do Laughing Gulls stand on one leg?

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Old Thursday 9th April 2015, 03:56   #1
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Why do Laughing Gulls stand on one leg?

I was at the beach yesterday and there were Laughing Gulls everywhere looking for handouts. I noticed that they like to stand on one leg. Why do they do that?
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Maybe to keep warm. If they can keep one leg under their feathers it will lose a lot less heat than if it is exposed to the air, particularly if there is any wind.
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I'm not sure. Maybe its a way of relaxing, like flamingos and stuff.
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Because if they tried standing on no legs they'd fall over. (Well, someone had to say it.)

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