Hawks Vs Pigeons

pigeon_trap4Hawks are seen as the pigeon prevention method for a mansion awaiting reconstruction in Ewell, United Kingdom.  City officials worry about pigeons roosting in the building that was damaged by fire in December 2013.  Pigeon droppings will damage the plaster and pose a health and safety risk to the crews scheduled to start the restoration work after Christmas.  The temporary solution?  Fly hawks over the mansion at dusk each night in hopes of scaring off any pigeons, preventing them from roosting there.  If that doesn’t work, they will need to consider more permanent solutions to keep the pigeons out.

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