Kōrero: Hawke’s Bay region

Rook control (3 o 3)

Rook control

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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Hawke's Bay Regional Council
Photograph by Dean Roughton

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay region - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23886/rook-control (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Jul 2015