A bizarre sight at the weekend as a load of seagulls seem to have taken a liking to the front part of the British Museum’s glass roof.

Judging by how much muck has built up, it’s either a prolific number of birds, or has been going on for a while, although I have never noticed it before.


Weirdly, only the front quarter of the roof has the “problem”, and the rest is perfectly fine.

Of course, anyone below is going to be deeply grateful there is a glass ceiling between them and the seagull’s aerial droppings.





No pigeons to be seen — just seagulls.


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  1. Ian N says:

    They will have to get one of those large plastic owls to watch over it

  2. Greg Tingey says:

    Is there an easy way of getting up there (with a mop) to scrub it off, I wonder?

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