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Maj. Jim Ellis, 28th Bomb Wing flight safety officer and B-1 pilot, aims a shotgun loaded with nonlethal bird scare ammunition toward a gaggle of geese on Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. March 26, 2013. While ducks and geese congregate around the airfield, Airmen assigned to the Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard program have the responsibility to scare them away ensuring the safety of flying operations here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kate Thornton-Maurer/Released)

PHOTO BY: Airman st Class Kate Thornton-MaurerReleased
VIRIN: 130326-F-YG608-016.JPG
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