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15 Endangered California Condors 'Absolutely Trashed' A Woman's Deck

Nobody likes getting their house trashed. However, it's not always unruly teens at a house party who can partake in wrecking a house; apparently it is now also a pastime favored by endangered birds as one unsuspecting individual recently found out.

Seana Quintero took to Twitter to explain the truly bizarre way that her mother's decking recently got destroyed.

Ms Quintero tweeted a series of images detailing the carnage that had been caused on her mother's decking over the course of the weekend.

The images showed no less than fifteen Californian condors having a whale of a time at her mother's house, while also causing quite a bit of damage to anything and everything in the process.

What was most shocking is that these birds are extremely endangered.

These birds are not only very large, having a potential wingspan of up to three metres, but, according to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, "there are [only] about 160 California condors flying free in Central and Southern California."

It would naturally be a shock therefore for anyone to see so many of these birds at one time — let alone see them destroying your new decking.

The problem then became what to do about the birds.

Fortunately, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service was on hand to offer assistance. They suggested a whole host of hilarious non-lethal ways to encourage the birds away in the future.

So, if you're having trouble with a pesky gang of endangered birds wearing leather jackets and wrecking your decking or just mocking you with rude insults about your new haircut, you should try clapping at them, spraying them gently with a hose, or employing scarecrows.

The birds did return the next day, but were fortunately much more polite neighbors this time.

It seems that the U.S. Fish. & Wildlife Service's techniques worked, as the condors didn't land on the decking again, instead opting for circling above and lurking nearby.

Ms Quintero, and her mother, did both manage to see the funny and positive side of this altercation, with Ms Quintero going on to tweet:

"Still wild to me that in my lifetime there went from being about 25 condors left alive to now almost that many descending on my [mom's] house at once. Makes me wonder if we will start seeing more giant flocks as their numbers rise (I've only ever seen 3-4 by her house before)."

Many people were quite jealous of the condor party, so the condors seem to have a lot more potential places to party in the future.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have been working tirelessly since 1992 to try and help improve the numbers of this magnificent species of bird, while also trying to reintegrate many of the ones in captivity back into the wild.

They have currently managed to get the number of Californian Condors over 440, according to their website, but a lot more still needs to be done to make sure these amazing creatures have a bright future — a future hopefully not just filled with. ruining people's decking.

h/t: Twitter | @SeanaLyn