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Tuesday 26 August 2014 11.15am
Is anyone else being driven mad by seagull noise starting at dawn?

I live on Pocock Street and have been woken up from 5am for the last couple of months by the loudest seagull screeching imaginable. I've googled and there isn't much you can do to get rid of them unfortunately, apart from getting a bird of prey to scare them off (at huge cost). It's been awful with the weather so hot as there was really no way to sleep with the windows closed, I'm almost looking forward to cooler weather!
Tuesday 26 August 2014 12.07pm
From my office window, near Monument, I can see a kite attached to a building site that looks (and swoops about) exactly like a bird of prey.

Maybe it'd work to keep seagulls away.
Wednesday 27 August 2014 3.49pm
Probably a bit more expensive than a kite: Robohawk
Wednesday 27 August 2014 6.37pm
Crows drive us mad, I'd like to stone 'em.

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