Seagulls swarm Char Bijoy

  • Seagulls fly freely across Char Bijoy, a remote shoal that surfaced in the Bay of Bengal about two years ago. Untouched by humans, the shoal is now home to scores of seagulls. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Seagulls fly freely across Char Bijoy, a remote shoal that surfaced in the Bay of Bengal about two years ago. Untouched by humans, the shoal is now home to scores of seagulls. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Seagulls fly freely across Char Bijoy, a remote shoal that surfaced in the Bay of Bengal about two years ago. Untouched by humans, the shoal is now home to scores of seagulls. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Seagulls fly freely across Char Bijoy, a remote shoal that surfaced in the Bay of Bengal about two years ago. Untouched by humans, the shoal is now home to scores of seagulls. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Seagulls fly freely across Char Bijoy, a remote shoal that surfaced in the Bay of Bengal about two years ago. Untouched by humans, the shoal is now home to scores of seagulls. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Seagulls fly freely across Char Bijoy, a remote shoal that surfaced in the Bay of Bengal about two years ago. Untouched by humans, the shoal is now home to scores of seagulls. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Seagulls are seen catching fish against the backdrop of fishing trawlers in the Bay of Bengal. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Seagulls are seen catching fish against the backdrop of fishing trawlers in the Bay of Bengal. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Seagulls are seen catching fish against the backdrop of fishing trawlers in the Bay of Bengal. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Seagulls are seen catching fish against the backdrop of fishing trawlers in the Bay of Bengal. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Char Bijoy remains inundated for a few hours each day during tidal surges. Flocks of seagulls take refuge on the shoal when it resurfaces. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Char Bijoy remains inundated for a few hours each day during tidal surges. Flocks of seagulls take refuge on the shoal when it resurfaces. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A sick seagull is seen resting on Char Bijoy, a remote shoal in the Bay of Bengal. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A sick seagull is seen resting on Char Bijoy, a remote shoal in the Bay of Bengal. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi