PESO - Black Pigeons

Ken Waller kwaller at
Sat Oct 31 15:36:44 EDT 2009

They look more like sculptures than real live birds.

Kenneth Waller

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Subject: PESO - Black Pigeons

> These guys hung around "Valley View" -- a  vista point in Yosemite.
> Despite there being a $250 fine against feeding  the wildlife, I saw 
> people
> feeding them all the time. (It is also not good to  get wildlife dependent
> on being fed.)
> At first I thought they were crows,  but they were way too big -- 8" to 
> 12"
> long. And fat. I decided they must be  ravens. It was sort of weird seeing
> the bird of doom ("Nevermore.") acting like  a pigeon.
> As I was waiting for the light to get better, this grooming  went on. I
> presume one was picking something out of the other's crown. Couple or 
> mother
> and child. It was interesting bird behavior.
> Just for  fun, nothing great.
> Marnie aka Doe  :-)

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