Watertown’s crow hazing begins Monday

Watertown’s crow hazing begins Monday
Watertown city staff will be trained to harass crows this winter. (Source: wwny)

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - Watertown’s first crow hazing of the season is this evening (Monday).

Wildlife biologists from Loomacres Wildlife Management will use loud noises and flashing lights from pyrotechnics, lasers, air rifles, and other devices to scare the crows away from city neighborhoods.

The hazing activities could startle some people.

Crows often roost in the relative warmth of the city during colder weather.

The biologists rely on the public to let them know where flocks are and how many crows are in them.

Call 1-800-243-1462, extension 1 to report crow activities. You can also go to www.airportwildlife.com/crows.php or you can click the link on the city website’s home page.

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