Hangry birds cause fear on the riverfront

THEY are peckish, pesky and won’t take no for an answer when it comes to scoring a free meal on the Mildura riverfront.

Pelicans have been chasing patrons and stealing food out of the palm of their hands, according to Sunraysia Daily readers, after Mildura Council issued a warning last week to not feed the big birds.

Sunraysia Daily’s Facebook page shows many residents regard the pelicans as “bloody scary” and “out of control”.

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