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Old 04-28-2016, 02:24 PM   #11
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Not very funny and cruel. I am sure there are different ways to stop birds from nesting without possible injury and death to the bird. I like the rubber snakes idea.
I've used rubber snakes and fake owls to try to keep them form nesting in the shed rafters I keep my camper under. Once they get used to seeing them though they ignore them. I then try giving them a hug, but they don't like that. I usually resort to my 20 gauge then.
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Old 04-28-2016, 03:38 PM   #12
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I've used rubber snakes and fake owls to try to keep them form nesting in the shed rafters I keep my camper under. Once they get used to seeing them though they ignore them. I then try giving them a hug, but they don't like that. I usually resort to my 20 gauge then.
Oh you scoundrel. I was thinking pellet rifle with a laser sight.
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Old 04-28-2016, 04:02 PM   #13
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I've used rubber snakes and fake owls to try to keep them form nesting in the shed rafters I keep my camper under. Once they get used to seeing them though they ignore them. I then try giving them a hug, but they don't like that. I usually resort to my 20 gauge then.
Yep, the problem with rubber snakes and fake owls is they don't move.
The birds will ignore them in 3-4 days.
Hanging the owls on a string to blow in the wind is worthless too.
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Old 04-28-2016, 06:34 PM   #14
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I had a major issue with birds building nests under my awning rafters at work. Tried everything to get rid of them. Finally started pulling the nests down as they were building them and after a year more birds.
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I have problems with birds too. Some try to beat the crap out of themselves on my truck mirrors, and it works. It's all down the sides of the truck. And, The tear drop I'm building in my shop is a nesting spot pretty much every spring. The truck I just wrap the mirrors in towels and the tear drop I just let them be. Sooner or later they vacate and I can start working on it again. Kind of fun to watch them. I put a security camera on the nest so I can watch them without disturbing the nest.
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I had t put styrophome in the gaps of my metal carport. Has worked.
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Old 04-30-2016, 10:49 AM   #17
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I had problems with wrens that wanted to nest behind the grill of my old B3000. I would shove deer netting into the openings when it was sitting in the drive. For the woodpeckers that seem to think wood siding makes for a nice nesting site the only way to deter them is to use more permanent methods of removal.
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Use glue boards that are for mice and snakes.
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Mylar strips on a stick.

Some orchards here tie the strips to tree branches to keep the birds out.
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Its Natures way cats and birds are natural enemies. In nature feral cats kill more birds and other small animals than any thing else.
Then let nature take care of instead of man interfering.
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