drawing in other animals

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by KellyandKatie, May 31, 2010.

  1. KellyandKatie

    KellyandKatie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So... I am looking to see if anyone else has some experience or thoughts on this.
    first of all - knock on wood
    history of birds in my yard
    I got Muscovy ducks ( they are silent and don't fly)
    no issues with predators
    I get chickens
    chickens make noise
    raccoons come
    modify coop
    no issues with predators
    and I want to keep it this way

    my question- if I add pigeons to the same yard- with them flying back and forth- will predators follow them bakc in? Am I likely to just be advertising to all the local critters to follow in the flyers- and my ducks make an easier meal than the pigdies?
    What do you think?
     
  2. ThiefPouter06

    ThiefPouter06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pigeons attract hawks. Although most "pigeon eating" hawks (coopers, peregrine falcon) are too small to bother anything bigger than a bantam.
     
  3. KellyandKatie

    KellyandKatie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you that is very helpful feedback:)
     

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