#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 18°C Monday 18 October 2021
Advertisement

This seagull captured some stunning shots after stealing a tourist's camera

Are seagulls changing their ways?

SEAGULLS GET A lot of stick in Ireland.

They’re loud, they’re everywhere, and they have even been known to steal children’s lollipops.

But one Spanish seagull, behaving in a way typical of this brash species of bird, ended up capturing something beautiful.

A German tourist on holiday in Spain had left his GoPro camera on a ledge while it was recording.

One enterprising gull decided to grab the device.

In the full video you can hear the shouts of the camera’s unhappy owners.

seagull1 Source: Martin Lozano/YouTube

The views it captured of the coast are stunning.

seagull2 Source: Martin Lozano/YouTube

Rather uncharacteristically for a seagull, it very politely left the device back where it found it.

seagull3 Source: YouTube/Martin Lozano

Read: If you think our seagulls are bad, you haven’t seen what’s going on in Australia >

About the author:

Nicky Ryan

Read next:

COMMENTS (30)

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel