Wednesday, April 15, 2015

No Feeding

There seem to be people everywhere who insist on feeding pigeons and it becomes a real problem in busy commercial ares. I spotted this sign just outside a grocery store and can't help but wonder if the feeders pay it any attention.
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30 comments:

Andy said...

"Do not feed the geese" is what see here. Most people obey but there are those that feed feed them, especially in the winter months.

llandudnopictures said...

It's exactly the same here... but with seagulls!

VP said...

You are so much right about this!

Sharon Anck said...

I used to have to chase the pigeons out of my back yard every now and then. They would try to feed at my bird feeder and were of course way too big. I think they were in that neighborhood because of the college campus two blocks away. The good thing is that when I chased them away they stayed away for several weeks before showing up again.

William Kendall said...

The same kind of signs can be found here.

TexWisGirl said...

wonder if they make a sign like that with a whistling duck... haha!

Birdman said...

Ah... those dirty birds.

cieldequimper said...

Doesn't stop anyone here. There are even fines... never applied of course...

Fotolosopher said...

I knew a guy who raised pigeons. He was for the birds!

EG CameraGirl said...

Sadly, I'm convinced there are many people who "cannot" read.

Halcyon said...

I'm pretty sure no one pays attention to these signs... or they think they're for "other" people.

VioletSky said...

Pigeons don't need to be fed; never understood why people insist on doing so.

Karen S. said...

It's true those who offend and don't follow the rules just don't seem to care. We get a lot of that around here too. It's as if they don't think it applies to them!

Tom said...

In most cities, pigeons are like flying rats. Tom The Backroads Traveller

Gosia k said...

pid=geons are problems at my place too

hamilton said...

I rather like seeing pigeons, but I agree too many people needlessly feed them.

jennyfreckles said...

I don't think the signs have much deterrent effect anywhere. You can be fined for 'littering' in Shipley if you throw food down but people still do it.

Stephanie said...

It is like that here as well.

Taken For Granted said...

When I lived in Chicago pigeons are a real problem. The city removed them from the downtown area and the city became cleaner. Feeding them could create a a scene from Hitchcock's The Birds. Now Chicago has a problem with Canada geese being everywhere.

Photo Cache said...

Yes, if you feed them, more will come and problems will arise.

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Michelle said...

I never see these type of signs in my small town area.

Randy said...

We need a few of these signs.

Jack said...

The answer? NO. People who feed pigeons will do it sitting on the sign.

Cloudia said...

Ah the imbalances we cause in anture, P!



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Karl Demetz said...

Jack is right, what about a sign "Do not feed the feeders" ? ;-)

Tanya Breese said...

i never see pigeons here...we had lots of them back in calif.

happywonderer.com said...

We call pigeons rats that fly. Some people will not be dissuaded!

Gemma Wiseman said...

I see signs like this in outdoor dining areas. But still people do feed the birds.

Gunn said...

A sign I have never seen.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Ignored here too Pat :)