Loud crows invade the Central West End

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Anyone know where you can find a giant scarecrow? They need something to scare away the flock of extremely loud crows between Euclid and the New Cathedral.

Experts say that trash, food waste in open compost, pet food and large amounts of bird feeders often attract the birds to urban areas.

They also like cities which are warmerand the lighting makes them feel safer from owls, their main nocturnal predator.