photo series: Ghetto Birds - About pigeons: f

A pigeon den on top of a parking garage in downtown Frankfurt. Even though the ‚Stadttaubenprojekt‘s methods in ethically dealing with pigeons are highly successful - most prominently in the city of Wiesbaden - authorities in Frankfurt hesitate or refuse to build more dens. They prefer controversial methods like spikes, nets, hawks or cages that can harm or kill pigeons and other birds and are much more expensive than dens.

A pigeon den on top of a parking garage in downtown Frankfurt. Even though the ‚Stadttaubenprojekt‘s methods in ethically dealing with pigeons are highly successful - most prominently in the city of Wiesbaden - authorities in Frankfurt hesitate or refuse to build more dens. They prefer controversial methods like spikes, nets, hawks or cages that can harm or kill pigeons and other birds and are much more expensive than dens.