Why do Seagulls stand on one leg and bow when they are in a formation?
I think the one leg stand is to do with resting - perhaps only the older birds do it? I've seen herons and other water birds one leg stand too.
The bowing must be a hierarchy ritual - or a greeting one to the other to acknowledge the group identity.
Seagulls stand on one leg
to mimic Long John Silver
the parrot loving pirate
and bow when the Queen
of Gulls flies past.
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