A man feeds a pigeon in Bangkok July 25, 2006. Thailand has been struck by its first outbreak of the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus in eight months, the government said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom (THAILAND)

Pigeon pie anyone? Thai town hosts cook-off of culled birds

Locals complain the birds are a nuisance, defecating on government buildings, historical sites, temples and houses and ravaging crops

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A man feeds a pigeon in Bangkok July 25, 2006. Thailand has been struck by its first outbreak of the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus in eight months, the government said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom (THAILAND)
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