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Crow hazing to begin tonight in Watertown

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CNY/NNY/S. Tier: Crow hazing to begin tonight in Watertown
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WATERTOWN, N.Y. -- Biologists will be trying to force crows to move in the City of Watertown. Loomacres Wildlife Management will be hazing the birds tonight.

Crews will be out from dusk until dawn trying to force the crows to move. It's estimated that 30,000 roost in Watertown.

Some of the tools being used include remote control aircraft, pyrotechnics like screamers and handheld lasers.

People in Watertown are being encouraged to report crow activity in their neighborhoods. The toll-free phone number to report crow activates within the City of Watertown is 1-800-243-1462. To report crow activities online, go to www.airportwildlife.com.

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