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    Pidgeons

    I swear to any animal lovers out there, it was not intentional!

    Our car park is open air, but covered in pigeon net. The pidgeons however have learnt to sit on the roof of cars going through the automatic gate (or waiting for one to trigger the gate and fly in). We have a U shaped ramp under the office building to my space.

    Next to my space on a girder supporting the office is a pidgeon nest. Every day for the last three months or so I've seen the pidgeons build their nest and raise their young.

    Until this morning when I drove down the ramp going from bright sunshine to darkness. First thing I knew was a pidgeon taking off from the floor of the ramp in shadow. As I reversed into my space, I thought about how lucky the pidgeon was it saw me coming. As I got into my space (directly facing the ramp) I noticed the prone body at the bottom of the ramp, the body of the mother of two I watched grow up. As if to upset me further, the two baby pidgeons (who have taken to flight) were then standing next to the body cocking their heads to one side, as if saying 'come on mummy, get up'. At least the father got away.

    Upstairs in the office the civil engineers (who hate pigeons, we spend thousands getting rid of them and cleaning up their mess and repainting bridges because of them) compared me to the hunter who killed bambi.

    Now of course, I believe the pigeons are watching me. Perhaps planning on a suitable revenge. They are sitting on the ledge watching me...

    So, the big question is, how many points do you get for a stationary pidgeon, and do you get more if the young are watching?
    Last edited by tim_n; 26-06-2007 at 02:18 PM.
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    Don't go anywhere unattended, they'll get yer!

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    hahaha, i run over a couple a week here in blackpool. stupid birds they are, just WILL NOT get out of the way. so i dont even try now
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    I find an air rifle works very well on them.

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    You killed a pigeon? Coo!

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    a murder most fowl
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    Quote Originally Posted by tim_n View Post
    a murder most fowl
    you EAT them?
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    They are not as stupid as Phesants tho, my girlfriend was driving back home and one was sat on a wall next to the road. As she drove past the stupid thing decided to head butt the car E. Honda style! It had seen it the car coming so y it did it i have no idea it must have had a sore head tho cause the impact sent it spining back to the wall

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    I drove into my first pigeon on the way to my first driving test - Bad Karma or what? (I failed )

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