For the Daily Prompt: popular.
I was on Herron Island for two nights. We were the second responders to a house fire and called 911.
Are the gulls grouped for social reasons? For survival too. If there is a predator, those sleeping will be awakened by the others.
The hurricanes and the house fire: I am thinking about emergencies and emergency response and emergency preparedness. How are you prepared? The fire trucks had to come to the island by ferry and it took twenty minutes.
I am donating to Shelterbox, that sends disaster boxes all over the world, shelter, water filters, cooking equipment and food supplies. And crayons and a coloring book for the children. I hope they are arriving in all the places, wars, hurricanes and other disasters.