How many birds will New York City want to kill now? American Airlines flight 1256 was forced into an emergency landing today after the pilot reported a bird strike. Considering that the city is already catching and gassing Canada Geese near airports in reaction to the “Miracle on the Hudson” will the city now move to kill more birds?

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 and Desmond Shearwater. 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.