A hawk is being used to scare away problem seagulls at a Cornish school. Helston Community College has brought in a specialist hawk handler to fly the bird of prey in the school playground.
The hawk acts as a deterrent to seagulls which have been swooping at children and stealing food during their lunch breaks. Hawks have also been used to deter gulls in seaside towns like St Ives, and to keep them off the runways at RNAS Culdrose.
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The youngsters - known as kits - are living with their parents at the Woodland Valley Farm in Ladstock near Truro.
Some sunny spells as we go into this evening, with some low cloud coming in from the coast.
Ending the day with some pleasant sunny spells, however coastal low cloud will spread inland later, with some mist and low cloud.