Sunday, May 2, 2010

Rats With Wings

Photo: Diane Edwardson, September 17, 2009. Pigeon, Corralitas Red Car Property. (Click on photo to enlarge.)

In recent years, it seems there's been an increase in the pigeon population throughout the neighborhood. The numbers are nothing compared to 100 years ago. A pigeon farm housing a half-million birds was located at the confluence of the LA River and Arroyo Seco. Read about it on the 90042 blog.
Photo: Diane Edwardson, December 22, 2009. Hundreds of pigeons flock to the Hyperion Bridge. (Click on photo to enlarge.)