Date: 4/15/18 7:38 pm
From: George Hammond <worldsmith...>
Subject: Re: [birders] Vulture Lynching in Clinton

> On Apr 15, 2018, at 8:03 PM, Jacques Mersereau <jacmer...> wrote:
> After hearing reports about the troubles - harassment - vultures are going through in Clinton, MI, I am disappointed and horrified to report that come cretin or cretins have killed and strung up a vulture on the Community Center on Tecumseh Rd.
> We are going to contact the Conservation Officer and have this crime looked into.

Hello Jacques and all,

Before you take up a lot of time, you might want to find out if that’s a real vulture. One of the methods recommended for driving off roosting vultures is to hang effigies of dead vultures in the place where they roost.

You can buy “vulture scare decoys” online from several sources, e.g.

There is some evidence that this works.



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