A 60-year old man from Forest Lake, Minnesota, is in jail after threatening his apartment building’s caretaker with a handgun after the caretaker attempted to remove a bird nest from the building.  Details as to what species was involved are not available, but the gun was reportedly a .45 caliber, and it was given up to police without confrontation when they arrived to arrest the bird-nest-protecting gunslinger.  The fate of the nest is unknown.

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Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their indoor cat, B.B. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.