Posts Tagged ‘pigeon’

Pigeons Invade the Western Addition Lucky Supermarket in NoPA – What Happened Next Will Amaze You

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Or not. I mean, it’s just a pigeon flying through a super.

[UPDATE: All you need to know about city pigeons eating junk food is right here, from Erin Sherbert at SF Weekly.]

This one made it to the end of the store though, shown here in the chips section:

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Leave us recall 2010, when another boid had a go:

Mmmm…rice!

Excellence in Photography – SF Street Series: “The Encounter” in the Financh by BerDerp

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

By BerDerp, 35mm film:

Three Beheaded and Smashed Pigeons at the Corner of 7th and Market – That’s More Than Average

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

I don’t know, maybe a street-sweeper was involved?

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What’s It Like to Feed Hundreds of Pigeons in the Same Place Every Day? Civic Center’s Pigeon Man Knows

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Pigeon Man, he’s there every day:

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Where does he get his supply of pigeon feed?

No one knows.

Civic Center’s Famous Pigeon Man – Feeding Hundreds of Birds Every Day – Same Time, Same Place

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

The pigeons of Civic Center know Pigeon Man is coming – they walk with him down Larkin:

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See? They use the crosswalk better than the average San Francisco pedestrian:

Now, here’s your payoff, some kind of grain, like what the Road Runner used to peck at:

Hurray!

Single Parent Heads to the Western Addition’s “Ghetto Lucky” to Feed Hungry Teenager, Avian Edition

Monday, June 18th, 2012

I’ll tell you, I don’t know why people call the Lucky on Fulton the Ghetto Lucky, but lots of people do.*

Anywho, this was the scene out front the other day – the fledgling on the upper right was getting fed by the parent on the lower left:

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These kinds of boids seem to like whatever kind of vegetation the Sav Mart / Albertson’s people put in there. And they’re all over the place now, feeding their hungry kids.

The next step will be how to get inside the Fulton Lucky for some light noshing.

Like this:

Nature is Everywhere.

*Actually, there’s nothing wrong with it. I mean, it’s not Whole Foods or nothing, but maybe that’s a good thing…

Bold Pigeon at Lucky Supermarket Waits for Sliding Door to Open and Then Begins Long March to Meat Counter

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

This bird knows damn well where the exit is, but s/he’s hungry so s/he waddled from the front of the store to the back without slowing down.

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I lost track after s/he made it under the meat counter.

Keep on keeping on, Lucky Pigeon!

Area Pigeons Too Clever to Be Killed By Homemade Electrocution Trap in the Western Addition – Further Testing Required

Friday, July 29th, 2011

As seen on Grove Street – an attempt at KFP, Kentucky Fried Pigeon.

C’mon – closer, closer…

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Anyway, that’s my guess as to what was going on…

Bird Trilogy: Now That’s Just Not Right – Don’t Be Eating that KFC You Cannibal Pigeon

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

The first time I’ve seen this kind of thing IRL:

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What the Top of Sutro Tower Looks Like – Pigeon Guards Everywhere

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Here’s the top of Sutro Tower, where even up there, it’s necessary to have pigeon protection:

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