Thursday, July 2, 2009

CBS 5 Makes It Official: Swoops Has Left The Building

http://cbs5.com/pets/sf.bird.attacks.2.1066339.html

We miss you Swoops and family!

10 comments:

  1. Sad. I sure miss Swoops. :-(

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  2. Miss you much! See you next year I hope!

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  3. I went to Embaracadero Square today for lunch.
    Amongst the pigeons, I saw two juvenile female Brewer's blackbirds (actually brown and quite small). Possibly one if not both of Swoops' offspring? Who knows?
    I wasn't divebombed.

    In any event, the Brewer's blackbird holds special meaning for me now having been able to experience the Swoops' phenomenon.

    *Note*: I never once sat across the street laughing at people getting divebombed as that would have been a disservice to the local fauna whose lives were actually made much more difficult by the slack jawed gawking of the locals.

    Leave the local wildlife alone people.

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  4. I miss Swoops and his entertaining antics very much. Come back soon.

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  5. Best photo of swoops EVER!
    http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/scavenger/detail?blogid=111&entry_id-41847

    I'm sure that photographer got nailed pretty good. Talk about staring down the barrel.

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  6. meh... link didnt work.
    Do a google search for "scavenger swoops".

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  7. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/scavenger/detail?blogid=111&entry_id=41847
    OK here it is.

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  8. Too cool! That is an awsome photo of swoops!

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  9. Thanks folks! And thank you to Heather for featuring the photo here. I took the picture and of course got nailed in the process (many times in fact).

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  10. There are so many birds in my town they just keep swooping down for no reason it is so annoying i have to literally run for my dear life

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