Angry Birds assault on starlings weeks away

"Starlings may have just three weeks left before birds of prey swoop into their paradise of Dubbo.

The natural predators would fly around rather than strike the introduced pests, Murray Wood from Dubbo City Council said yesterday.

He for one is hoping the falconry estimated to cost $18,000 finally gets the starlings to take flight for good.

The uninvited guests to the city mess the main street with their faeces, in the past leaving the ratepayers with clean-up costs of more than $1000 a week."

Read more on the Daily Liberal website.

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