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Bird lover Eddie McQuaide say cranes devastating amphibians

Ed McQuaide writes:
Best wishes to all the lovers of the feathered friends.Let's don't be bird- brained about this issue of the hunt on the Sandhill cranes.These things have multiplied at an alarming rate and their numbers continue to create havoc on the natural enviroment.

I speak of many years of observations of the effects these birds have played in my life. These days they are found on most any waterway wading and plucking out every amphibious creature natural to Kentucky. They will eat all of the frogs on the pond before summer's start. If a study on these things were made public and the results of the impact on the dissapearance of the amphibians on the natural world made available, I don't think they would feel the same.

I mean no disrespect to anyone for their beliefs. Half of my living room was covered with bird portraits.If you feed them,you will only have fatter birds with more crap on your windshield. - Eddie McQuaide
Comments re photo 39325. Birds of Kentucky Sandhill Cranes visit, fly over Adair Co., KY

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