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.
More top news
An extreme endurance athlete from Cheltenham has become the first person in history to complete the British ultra-triathlon
A selection of images from Glastonbury Festival where the music has begun and weird and wonderful things are going on
Hundreds of people have shown their anger at the EU referendum result, demanding that our borders be kept open for migrants and refugees