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East Riding Pest Control's birds, Squeaker, a Harris Hawk, and a falcon, now deter birds by sitting on the roof of the academies.
The gulls then send out a warning call to others in their flock – and pupils can eat in peace!
So far, the bold gulls have tried dive-bombing Squeaker, but the experienced hawk has been trained not to react.
Tollbar Academy student Emily Page said: "The seagulls are a real nuisance.
"They used to fly above us and land nearby, but they have become much bolder and they will try to take our food. It is not much fun when you are trying to eat your lunch
In June 2010, we reported how visitors to People's Park were advised to duck and run for cover from crows.
A number of dog walkers had been scratched to their heads, faces and necks because the crows were instinctively attacking people to protect their young.