Pest Control in Trafalgar Square – Harris Hawks


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\pard\pardeftab1134\ql\qnatural \f0\fs24 \cf0 One of the more unusual sights
you might come across when visiting Trafalgar Square are Harris Hawkes named Rosie and Lissie
flying under the control of their handler Wayne Parsons. \
These South American birds of prey are used as a form of pest control. The aim is to deter
nuisance birds from nesting, feeding and fouling in public space. They have had the dramatic
effect of bringing down the transient pigeon population. Numbers have dropped from about
4,000 to the present average of around 140. This method is widely considered to be an
effective and environmentally friendly approach to bird control.\
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2 thoughts on “Pest Control in Trafalgar Square – Harris Hawks

  1. Or people could just not fucking feed them then complain when they get shit on.#

    I'm looking at you asian tourists.

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