It's not everyday you jump into your car getting ready to drive away when you see a pigeon on your roof. Especially when you live in Central New York.

That's exactly what happened to several people who live on Irish Road in Marcy, who noticed the pigeon roof hopping from house to house the evening of Wednesday, July 14.

"We saw the pigeon on the roof and knew that's not bird to see around, so we tried to help," said Michelle Braund.

The first few attempts to catch the pigeon were not successful. Finally, late Thursday, some who live on the street were able to catch the bird and give it shelter in a cage with food and water.

"The poor thing kind of crashed and landed in yard across the street. He's way too tame to be wild," said Braund.

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