Skip to comments.Birds Hit Planes Every Day, but Don't Usually Cause Crashes (Environmentalists nix clearing birds)
Posted on 01/16/2009 3:22:44 AM PST by prisoner6
Andrew Maloney, an attorney and partner with Kreindler & Kreindler LLP in Manhattan, said the US Airways crash will very likely have a major impact on ongoing discussions about the bird problem at New York's LaGuardia Airport, where the plane took off today.
Maloney, whose firm specializes in aviation issues, said city and Port Authority officials want to clear the area surrounding LaGuardia Airport of birds, but environmentalists don't want the birds, mostly seagulls and Canada geese, disturbed from their nesting grounds.
LaGuardia, he said, was built on swampland and the main runway is just hundreds of yards away from Riker's Island, which with its grassy areas, trees and water access is prime nesting ground for birds.
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Kill all birds.
If the environmentalists had their way the title of this article would read “Plane hits birds, Kills many necessitating calls for for more regulations”.
your reply sounds too close to home; my son has a severe dislike for birds...I have a severe dislike for for those who wish to save every species other than human. I don’t condone the killing of ALL game, just those that are overstocked and tasty with a good sauce.
I wonder if this attorney was the same one who called into Hannity’s show yesterday when he was talking about this incident. The caller said that was ex-USAF and said that he specialized in aviation issues.
Geese are nasty, aggressive, destructive, filthy beasts. They’re not even all that good to eat and they deposit huge amounts of excrement everywhere they go.
Environmentalists are comfortable speaking out because by miracle nobody died. Enviros are sick, liberals are sick. They need to be removed from the national scene McCarthy style and replaced with American values.
Barbecue all birds.
The plane was 3000 feet over the Bronx when the strike occurred. Clearing birds from around LGA wouldn’t have mattered.
Even if not I'd still clear birds from areas near airports.
We can’t get rid of the birds until we get rid of the environmentalists. So it might seem counter-intuitive, but a solution to the bird problem actually begins with dropping environmentalists from planes.
They eat grass all day, which just has to be full of pesticides and herbicides. I'd be scared to eat one unless I was literally starving.
Those “Canada Geese” are not really Canada Geese, but a hybrid of Canada Geese and domestic geese, bred by hunters to use as decoys. They are much more cold resistant, and much less able fliers than a real Canada Goose.
If a goose is in New York in January, he is a hybrid who should be killed on sight as a persistent noxious invasive species. The enviro-weenies should be the very first ones signing up for permits. The fact that they are not reveals that they are more about the fluffy-bunny-fundraising aspects of environmentalism than they are about actually protecting the environment.
and they can be quite mean!
Goose! It’s what’s for dinner!
Never did another one. Might try again someday.
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