"Days of Marry Poppins are over!" Pigeons Tip by irisbe

Pigeons, London: 21 reviews and 27 photos

  no need to feed!
by irisbe
 
 

Who has never seen the movie of Marry Poppins and the old lady feeding the birds?
..............

Early each day to the steps of Saint Paul's
The little old bird woman comes.
In her own special way to the people she calls,
"Come, buy my bags full of crumbs.
Come feed the little birds, show them you care
And you'll be glad if you do.
Their young ones are hungry,
Their nests are so bare;
All it takes is tuppence from you."
Feed the birds, tuppence a bag,
Tuppence, tuppence, tuppence a bag.
.................

But all that is over now!

If you don't get it yet! Here it is in many languages and in a pictogram!
No feeding the pigeons! What you eat must come out again and that goes exactly the same for these birds. In big masses they can produce quite some piles of bird poop and this ***ty mass of poop is so strong that it will damage the surrounding buildings, the statues and maybe smut your new outfit. So one good advice: don't!

I caught this sign at Trafalgar Square, a pigeon paradise!

Address: London

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Dec 22, 2005
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