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Mockingbird scares off park visitors

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

At least one, small bird is attacking people visiting Transmitter Park in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

The mockingbird and likely culprit was spotted on Friday sitting on a fence inside the park.

A woman who has been attacked at least five times describes the incidents as comical.

"You'd be walking along and then you'd get a thunk on your head. One of my neighbors took video of himself and he saw the bird," said Lisa Gluck.

The bird which can imitate the sounds of many other birds is likely protecting its hatchlings spotted in the park near the East River.

Anyone with a dog appears to be targeted more often than other park visitors.

 

 

 

 

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