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Regent’s Park warning: Do not feed the birds…. curried rice

Park police are trying to identify mystery bird feeder

22 May, 2017 — By Geoffrey Sawyer

Regent’s Park Pic: ED G2S

POLICE are on the trail of a mystery visitor to Regent’s Park who feeds spicy food to birds.

The park’s dedicated officer is “hunting a mystery bird feeder who dumps huge piles of curried rice by the lake in the early mornings”, the Friends of Regent’s Park reported in its newsletter, adding: “Feeding the birds can affect their habits – some herons have stopped migrating because they are being fed too much here, and the resultant interbreeding is leading to deformities.”

 

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