Buran the snowy owl reports for duty at the Kremlin.

U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin met this week in Geneva, Switzerland, where they reportedly discussed cyber warfare and human rights, among other thorny issues. Air Mail Pilot would like to think that the subject of snowy owls also came up.

Snowy owls? Yes, they’re in the news! At least they are in Moscow, where Russia’s Federal Protection Service (F.P.S.) recently trained one of the birds to help protect the Kremlin, the country’s seat of government, from the specter of crow poop.