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Be Nice to Animals...Humans are Fair Game

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by happydogs, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. happydogs

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    It's oh so tempting to fly low over wildlife and herd them to and fro...or to do fly by's of geese resting/nesting at waterfronts.

    The list goes on and on.

    It this a responsible act? That will be up for you to decide, but in many places there are laws (most good) that prohibit the indiscriminate harassing of wildlife.

    Now, for humans, well, that's another story!

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    I can well imagine the eventual use of drones to "encourage" birds at airports or nesting under bridges (their poop can degrade the steel) to go elsewhere. Might be a future "commercial use" operators can offer.
     
  2. OI Photography

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    There was a news item online a couple of months ago about a guy who had done exactly that...he obtained a (year-round!) contract from his city govt (small town in western Canada) to chase away the geese at the public beaches and parks where they were polluting the water and grounds with their droppings. He mounted a speaker on a FW550 and blared some noise the geese hate.
     
  3. reALIGNed

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    I remember reading about that, what a perfect job.