Restaurant Relief: Blue Herons Scared Away

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Diners at a Long Beach restaurant may have a waterfront view, but they've long been looking up into the sky. Since blue herons made nests in nearby palm trees, diners have been hit by droppings and chunks of half-eaten food.

Now the birds have been scared off, just the latest act in a drama that pits businessmen against nature lovers.

Debra Baer of member station KPCC reports.



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