And they cry aloud all summer.Photo by @lg_hfp_civic
Residents of the Sullivan Heights area in British Columbia (Canada) told of peacocks, which damage thousands of dollars during the mating season. Males take their own reflection on cars of a dark color for the opponent and try to attack him, scratching the paint.
There’s a peacock problem in this #Surrey neighborhood! The birds catch themselves in the reflection of vehicles, and end up scratching the cars. Neighbours say they’re also extremely loud. City officials say they’re speaking with experts to determine next steps. pic.twitter.com/nTAOZr4vJ8
— Sarah MacDonald (@CTVSarah) June 2, 2018
In addition, during this period the birds behave very noisily.
It’s like living with a child who has colic from March to the end of October.
The city administration asked local residents not to feed birds, but it is difficult to solve the problem at the legislative level, since the local law on wildlife does not apply to peacocks.
A homeowner in Surrey is facing a $1,000 fine after illegally cutting down a tree in which a group of peacocks have been nesting for more than a decade: https://t.co/Q1HLbWMM6J pic.twitter.com/nArxZmJHfe
— CTV Vancouver (@CTVVancouver) May 1, 2018