Some of them dive down and steal your fish and chips - others rip rubbish bags to shreds leaving the contents to spill out over the road. Seagulls can be a menace, and the urban seagull is on the rise.
So much so that one of the region's MPs has called a 'seagull summit' to look at what needs to be done to tackle the problem. Watch Tanya Mercer's report here.
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