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Birth control-laced feed gets the drop on downtown Walla Walla pigeons

Shooting them didn’t do it. Nor did trapping. But nowadays the notorious Drumheller pigeon gang is down to a couple dozen birds and could one day be completely eradicated — thanks to feed laced with a birth-controlling chemical. #“This…

Cumbrian woman and daughter on trial for feeding pigeons

Residents of a Cumbrian housing estate live in fear of 300 feral pigeons that dominate their lives, a court heard. It is claimed a woman and her daughter feed the birds, causing hundreds to dive bomb neighbouring gardens and defecate on people,…

Builders shooting pigeons spark armed police call out in Morden

Armed police officers were scrambled to the scene of a ‘firearm’ incident yesterday - only to discover a group of builders shooting pigeons. A concerned resident called 999 after hearing shots in Morden around the Aragon and Kingsbridge…

Feral Pigeons at Oxford Greggs store prove to be a pest

Environmental Health Officers were called in to the Greggs store in Oxford following reports that pigeons had forced a Greggs shop to throw away food and close for business. The shop in Headington, Oxford had reported feral pigeons invading…

Netting at 55 degrees North

Pigeon proofing work has now been completed on a small area of the 55 Degree North building in Newcastle city centre. Feral pigeons took a fancy to the ledges of the fire escape after proofing works were carried out on a nearby building. Feral…