Battling bird strikes at Westchester airport
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The enemy is perched atop a camera security pole on the outer edge of a rain-soaked runway at Westchester County Airport.
Matthew Palumbo spies him and within seconds fires off a single round from a tiny gun. The red-tailed hawk atop the pole flies off into the distance, scared off by a whistling pyrotechnic flare Palumbo just shot into the sky.
"That should spook him off," Palumbo says.