Animal rights groups will hold a “National Pigeon Day” in New York City next month to rally for the rights of birds and protest hunting activities at places such as the Philadelphia Gun Club in Bensalem.
Animal rights groups said they are rallying against pigeon trafficking to Pennsylvania for the purposes of pigeon shoots, pigeon control methods, including contraceptives and poaching.
I am not personally a fan of pigeon shooting, in that I don’t take part in it. But much like Canadian Geese, pigeons are pests, and can carry disease. I have no problems with effective management techniques to reduce their numbers, even if they are lethal methods.