Some birds just have no shame. Yeah, I’m looking at you, pigeons and sparrows. Don’t act like you don’t know what I’m talking about: the way you and your minions chase morsels and crumbs onto tables and chairs in public spaces, heedless of the humans trying to enjoy a meal. Well, you’ve met your match at South Station. A few months ago, Cushman & Wakefield, the property management firm that oversees the transportation hub, installed a $300 green gizmo outside the doors to the train tracks. Through a small speaker, the device simulates the trills and calls of predatory birds – hawk, sea gull, owl, and falcon among them.
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