[Tweeters] Seattle Raptor Nests

Herbert Curl strix27 at comcast.net
Tue Sep 1 16:35:25 PDT 2015


Dear all, here’s an interesting excerpt from an ongoing feud on the POSA listserve. Is there any truth to any of the assertions, especially 27 raptor nests? (Later amended to Cooper’s Hawks nests!) A few years ago pigeon fanciers were arrested in Portland after shooting Peregrines.

———Herb Curl
“The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.”
------Neil deGrasse Tyson


Begin forwarded message:


> "Last, about identifying sites of raptor nests. Parks & Recreation maps all

> raptor nests in Seattle. That information is not usually public, the

> reason being there are individuals in the roller pigeon fancier community

> who poison them. I understand that of 32 identified nests this year, 27

> were occupied.”





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