PESO - Black Pigeons
gldnbearz.pdml at gmail.com
Sat Oct 31 18:35:01 EDT 2009
How creepily appropriate for today. San Francisco has its share of
these guys and when they open their wings to fly, it's rather
impressive compared to the sky rats (aka pigeons).
On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 11:42 AM, <Eactivist at aol.com> wrote:
> 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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