Fight For Your Right to Feed Pigeons

Categories: Urban Wildlife

The backlash against Councilman Simcha Felder's proposal to create a $1,000 fine for feeding pigeons continues to grow.

Pigeon defenders have started a new blog, People for Pigeons, to counter misinformation being spread about pigeons and will host a rally for pigeon rights on the step of City Hall on November 30 at noon.

People for Pigeons writes:

Please show your support of pigeons and their right to peacefully exist in our City by opposing Councilman Simcha Felder'sproposal to fine anyone $1,000 for giving a hungry pigeon a crumb of food, by attending the rally on Friday, November 30 from noon to 1 pm. Please bring signs and banners in opposition to the proposed Bill.

Cornell University has an excellent web site devoted to the study of feral pigeons.

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