Hanging birds startle Shreveport park-goers

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A startling scene in a Shreveport park Thursday night has citizens concerned.

Large dead birds are hanging from multiple locations around Bill Cockrell Park, including by the pool, near the community center and on the home plate fences of two ball fields.

Shreveport police said the hanging birds is actually a method used to get scare off “buzzards,” and that there has been a problem with the large carrion-eating birds in the area.

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