He shouted, made threats, banged on the pole with a mallet, and placed a fake owl on the top of the storage locker.
The seagull looked down at Henry and gave a mocking squawk as if to say, “You’re wasting your time.”
Each day the seagull droppings continued to fall.
Eventually, Henry realized that the seagull wasn’t going anywhere. Henry stopped making threats, ceased banging the pole, and took down the fake owl.
The seagull grew bored and left.