These men are like avian pied pipers" who lure problem birds out of the trees and "send them spiraling over the sloughs.
This is a worrisome phenomenon, especially as major health threats like avian and swine flu grow in importance.
“Vicious pecking, avian hysteria, mysterious deaths, and even cannibalism” are the results, he writes.
avian a·vi·an (ā'vē-ən)
Of, relating to, or characteristic of birds.