0412 GMT July 15, 2020
Residents of the Hillside Terrace area of Brandon said a pair of peacocks moved into the neighborhood several years ago and the flock has since grown to more than 50 birds, UPI reported.
The peacocks are currently in their mating season, which residents said involves noise keeping them up all night and increased messes outside their homes.
Some neighbors said they have even had to evict peacocks from inside their homes.
Hillsborough County officials said the peacocks aren't regulated as pets because no one has claimed ownership of them, but the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said the birds also aren't considered wildlife, so the agency doesn't have jurisdiction over them.