Picture of the day: Birds of prey are deployed to keep messy pigeons away from Váci Street pedestrian district in Budapest

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The photo shows Gergely Kisteleki releasing a red-winged hawk (Harris's Hawk, Parabuteo unicinctus) to repel pigeons, commissioned by a Váci street café in Budapest pedestrian district. June 28, 2016. The red-winged hawk is a native bird of the Americas. MTI Photo: Tamás Kovács

A Budapest café deployed birds of prey to keep messy pigeons away from Váci Street shopping district. The photo shows a Harris's Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus) grappling with a crow in Váci street, downtown Budapest. June 28, 2016. MTI Photo: Tamás Kovács

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