People use a variety of methods to control rooks, including scarecrows, bright or noisy objects and even dead birds tied to posts. The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council goes straight to the heart of the population by applying poisoned bait to the rooks’ nests, which tend to be in tall trees, via helicopter.
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Photograph by Dean Roughton
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