Skip to comments.Police fail to capture peacock
Posted on 08/22/2012 5:47:15 PM PDT by JoeProBono
NEW YORK, - Residents of a New York neighborhood said police have failed to capture a wandering peacock for a second consecutive day.
Neighbors in the Kew Gardens neighborhood of Queens said police were unable to capture the bird Monday and returned Tuesday for a second unsuccessful attempt, this time with the bird perched on a rooftop, the New York Post reported Wednesday.
The residents said an officer attempted to shoot the bird with a tranquilizer dart from a third-floor balcony, but the police gave up when the peacock fled.
"It's entertainment but it's also annoying for cops trying to catch it," said Ronnie Aba, 31, a resident of the home where the peacock was roosting. "He's too fast and it's not the cops job to catch it. They tried to shoot it but the canopy was in the way."
They’re noisy bastards ... 2nd cousin to pheasant ... kill it, grill it.
..we have a couple of them living on a small farm near by.....every once in a while, one or both tour the neighborhood....nobody bothers them, they don’t bother anyone.....they go back to the farm
The peacock is great for monitoring night-time intruders. One screech and everyone is aware that something is not right outside in the dark. Better than hoping the cops show up ...have a neighborhood peacock.
My daughter's father-in-law's father (Yeah, I know .. complicated), imported a couple or a few about ten or fifteen years ago ... nobody bothered them and they bred.
There's now about 15 or so and when they all get to makin' their noise ...
Not too bad technique by the two officers to get the bird up against the wall and forcing it to fly....but officer on the right should be ready to grab it by the legs.
Raise and fatten...serve at thanksgiving.
Just wait till one decides to roost on a car or truck. They can destroy an autos’ paint
They have to be the most beautiful birds in existence.
I may be wrong, but I believe she is a peahen, not a peacock.
Actually, they flubbed the technique, since there is no way that peacock is going to fly into dude’s garbage can. What they should have done, is given the blanket to the guy in front, while the other fellow snuck up behind and scared the bird. With proper timing, you can simply toss the blanket in front of the bird, and the scared bird, taking off in a forward direction, will fly right into it.
That is one method that intrepid homeless fellers use to easily bag pigeons, aka “street chickens”, except they usually just use their jackets or spare flannel shirts, rather than a blanket or a tarp.
The peacock has made death treats to Obama on the internet, is hoarding food supplies, ammo and wears a Gadsden flag on its tail feathers.
Watch the combined forces of the IRS, The Weather Channel, TSA and Social Security officers swoop in with the aid of hellfire equipped drones.
“Theyre noisy bastards ... 2nd cousin to pheasant ... kill it, grill it.”
Don’t bother, they aren’t fit to eat!!!
Nothing but canvas covered bone cage with a lot of feathers!!!
You know, if these guys had much sense, they’d go down to the Central Park Zoo and ask if they can borrow a peahen who’s “ready”. I’m sure that would entice the peacock to go with them quite willingly.
Some familiarity with marsupials...
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