I remember as a kid growing up in IL, we had the same problem with Starlings
every Fall. People would go out at bang pots and pans to scare them out of the
trees. You couldn't park a car or walk on the street anywhere there were trees.
It was a big mess, but poisoning them is a little over the top and dangerous
for other wild and domestic animals. Besides, they only stay for a couple of
There is a dsscrepancy here."That said no one knows who made
the decision to place pellets, which are clearly visible, in the area."That statement implies some sort of poisoned bait, then later on the
article says no one knows what is causing the deaths. Was there poisoned bait or