Like a scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film, The Birds, birds are threatening this season’s Florida blueberries. In the 1963 movie, thousands of birds seemingly for no reason begin attacking people in a small town along the northern California coast.
In Florida this year, errant cedar waxwings, which like eating berries, are attacking fields of blueberries. Growers are firing propane-powered cannons to startle the birds from becoming comfortable in the fields so they won’t devour their crops.
Read full article, which was written by Doug Ohlemeier and published by The Packer.com