California’s winged mall cop keeps pigeons in check

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California’s winged mall cop keeps pigeons in check

Post by Koa » Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:39 pm

A shopping mall wanted to evict its pigeons. So it hired a hawk.
By Linda Childers, June 22, 2018
THE WASHINGTON POST

Remmy was hired two years ago by Broadway Plaza after an extensive renovation that added 20 new stores, restaurants, revamped walkways and a two-story parking garage. Unfortunately, the transformed mall attracted not only new customers but also dozens of pigeons, which nested in garage rafters, scavenged for food and splattered the walkways with corrosive and bacteria-infused droppings.
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Re: California’s winged mall cop keeps pigeons in check

Post by alethe » Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:41 pm

oh hey, I know the person who owns this bird! Nice. Really want to work for this company but living in cali is a no for me


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Re: California’s winged mall cop keeps pigeons in check

Post by Koa » Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:11 pm

alethe wrote:oh hey, I know the person who owns this bird! Nice. Really want to work for this company but living in cali is a no for me
That’s cool. There’s a growing movement to use predatory animals for pest control (e.g. minks on barn rats and muskrats), so maybe there will be a similar company in the future that you can work for near you.
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