Date: 4/16/18 8:28 am
From: 'P. swanson' via Birders <birders...>
Subject: Re: [birders] Vulture Lynching in Clinton
Horrifying. I don’t know how such “people” can look at themselves in the mirror.
Penny S.

> On Apr 16, 2018, at 9:40 AM, Jacques Mersereau <jacmer...> wrote:
>
> We hard back from the Conservation Officer.
> Apparently the Village asked for and was granted a permit to do this gruesome 'scarecrow.'
>
> Personally, I still do not approve. We have lots of vultures nearby my house in Sharon Township and they are amazing to watch and never have caused any trouble.
>
>> On Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 10:38 PM, George Hammond <worldsmith...> wrote:
>>
>> > 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.
>> https://forestry.ca.uky.edu/vulture_deter
>>
>> You can buy “vulture scare decoys” online from several sources, e.g.
>> https://www.amazon.com/Vulture-Effigy-Deters-Vultures-Buzzards/dp/B075HLYDCG
>>
>> There is some evidence that this works.
>> https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/birdstrike2008/16/
>>
>> regards,
>>
>> George
>>
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