“For the birds it is a very convenient way to get food. There are huge clusters of organic waste they can feed on,” said [Andrea Flack at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Radolfzell]. The meals are not particularly appetising, or even safe. Much of the waste is discarded chicken heads and rotten meat, mixed in with other human detritus such as nappies, plastic bags and old toys.
January 22, 2016
"Instead of flying thousands of miles in search of food, they make the waste sites their winter feeding grounds."