What is bathing water quality?
Gulls and litter
Bird poo has also been found to contribute to bathing water contamination.
This can be avoided by removing the human food sources that attract them, be it feeding them directly or leaving litter, which can actually be harmful to them and other wildlife.
A taste for human food can also make gulls agressive and cause a nuisance for beach-goers.
So, don't feed the gulls at the beach and also make sure to put all litter in the bin, or otherwise take it home.
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