Pond Boss Magazine
https://www.pondboss.com/images/userfiles/image/20130301193901_6_150by50orangewhyshouldsubscribejpeg.jpg
Advertisment
Newest Members
Jordan88, fjstakely, owentt, squatch, PondNewbee
17050 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums36
Topics38,556
Posts523,703
Members17,051
Most Online3,583
Jan 15th, 2020
Top Posters
esshup 24,920
ewest 20,458
Cecil Baird1 20,043
Bill Cody 13,645
Who's Online Now
0 members (), 141 guests, and 417 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Bird Deter for patio furniture....
#523594 07/14/20 02:07 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 3,665
Likes: 19
Zep Offline OP
Hall of Fame 2014
OP Offline
Hall of Fame 2014
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 3,665
Likes: 19
For those of you that fight birds....

I have recently had some luck keeping birds from pooping all over my patio furniture by drilling a hole in the funriture and sticking a spinner in the chair.

You can still sit in the chair while the spinner is there....and I've gone from poop on chairs when I arrive for the weekend, to no poop on chairs.

[Linked Image from i.postimg.cc]

[Linked Image from i.postimg.cc]

Bird Deter Spinners


Fishing has never been about the fish....

[Linked Image from vgy.me] [Linked Image from vgy.me]
Re: Bird Deter for patio furniture....
Zep #523597 07/14/20 02:37 PM
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 45
Likes: 2
J
Fingerling
Offline
Fingerling
J
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 45
Likes: 2
Cool idea. This might work to deter those dang &*@@ swallows every year that want to build (errr.....sling mud everywhere....) under our eaves.

1 member likes this: FayetteTX
Re: Bird Deter for patio furniture....
Zep #523610 07/15/20 06:22 AM
Joined: Sep 2014
Posts: 3,584
Likes: 38
T
Offline
T
Joined: Sep 2014
Posts: 3,584
Likes: 38
Funny thing Zep, My first thought was a Daisy BB gun smile But I like your idea better.

Last edited by TGW1; 07/15/20 06:24 AM.

Do not judge me by the politicians in my City, State or Federal Government.


Tracy
Re: Bird Deter for patio furniture....
TGW1 #523616 07/15/20 09:39 AM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 3,665
Likes: 19
Zep Offline OP
Hall of Fame 2014
OP Offline
Hall of Fame 2014
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 3,665
Likes: 19
Originally Posted by TGW1
Funny thing Zep, My first thought was a Daisy BB gun smile But I like your idea better.

Ha Ha...Tracy....they poop on the furniture Mon-Thu when I'm not there.
So as long as this keeps working....now when I arrive Fri....no poop!

Speaking of a BB gun....we have a Cardinal that constantly hits the very top pane of our picture window.
I would guess on a typical Sat/Sun the Cardinal taps/hits the window 30-40 times.
I have considered a BB gun for the Cardinal, but I think it's highly illegal.
That thing wakes us up every Sunday morning.
You'd think after 500 hits against the window, the Cardinal would know...he's not gettin in!

[Linked Image from tpwd.texas.gov]


Fishing has never been about the fish....

[Linked Image from vgy.me] [Linked Image from vgy.me]
Re: Bird Deter for patio furniture....
Zep #523618 07/15/20 11:15 AM
Joined: Jun 2018
Posts: 1,091
Likes: 33
R
Offline
R
Joined: Jun 2018
Posts: 1,091
Likes: 33
ZEP this sounds like a windex commercial. Maybe your windows are to clean.


The people who say I can't do it can just sit the @^#% down and watch me. Friends call me Rusto I also subscribe to pond boss mag. http://forums.pondboss.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=504716#Post504716
Re: Bird Deter for patio furniture....
Zep #523624 07/15/20 01:19 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 3,665
Likes: 19
Zep Offline OP
Hall of Fame 2014
OP Offline
Hall of Fame 2014
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 3,665
Likes: 19
I know RStringer.....I Googled "cardinal hitting window".....it was a popular search term....looks like a lot of people deal with it.


Fishing has never been about the fish....

[Linked Image from vgy.me] [Linked Image from vgy.me]
Re: Bird Deter for patio furniture....
Zep #523643 07/16/20 04:17 AM
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 14,764
Likes: 27
D
Moderator
Lunker
Offline
Moderator
Lunker
D
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 14,764
Likes: 27
Shutters on the window?


It's not about the fish. It's about the pond. Take care of the pond and the fish will be fine. PB subscriber since before it was in color.

Without a sense of urgency, Nothing ever gets done.

Boy, if I say "sic em", you'd better look for something to bite. Sam Shelley Rancher and Farmer Muleshoe Texas 1892-1985 RIP
Re: Bird Deter for patio furniture....
Dave Davidson1 #523650 07/16/20 07:39 AM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 3,665
Likes: 19
Zep Offline OP
Hall of Fame 2014
OP Offline
Hall of Fame 2014
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 3,665
Likes: 19
Originally Posted by Dave Davidson1
Shutters on the window?

Dave I've thought about shutters, but gosh these windows are high....and it wouldn't be cheap....lots of glass to cover.

We'll probably just live with it....sometimes we just say "Hi Terry" because we think it's my deceased brother saying "Howdy".

[Linked Image from i.postimg.cc]


Fishing has never been about the fish....

[Linked Image from vgy.me] [Linked Image from vgy.me]
Re: Bird Deter for patio furniture....
Zep #523651 07/16/20 08:41 AM
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 1,964
Likes: 26
Offline
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 1,964
Likes: 26
Most have luck putting a "flying bird" silowette on the inside of the glass (or outside, I can't remember) to keep other birds from running into it. The cardinal is either trying to fly into the house or it sees it's reflection and is being territorial.

Last edited by Quarter Acre; 07/16/20 08:43 AM.

Fish on!,
Noel
Re: Bird Deter for patio furniture....
Zep #523652 07/16/20 08:47 AM
Joined: Sep 2014
Posts: 1,446
Likes: 6
F
Offline
F
Joined: Sep 2014
Posts: 1,446
Likes: 6
Iv'e heard that saying a visitor from Heaven! I have a video I took while sitting in my truck of a Bluebird (not blue jay) repeatedly attacking my DRIVERS side mirror!! My window was up but he was still only about a foot away from me! I was told he probably had a nest nearby and thought his reflection was a intruder! I finally just moved so he would'nt hurt himself.


Dear Alcohol, We had a deal where you would make me funnier, smarter, and a better dancer... I saw the video... We need to talk.
Re: Bird Deter for patio furniture....
Zep #523655 07/16/20 10:56 AM
Joined: Jun 2018
Posts: 1,091
Likes: 33
R
Offline
R
Joined: Jun 2018
Posts: 1,091
Likes: 33
It would be a shame to cover those windows. I would just continue to say "Hi Terry".


The people who say I can't do it can just sit the @^#% down and watch me. Friends call me Rusto I also subscribe to pond boss mag. http://forums.pondboss.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=504716#Post504716
Re: Bird Deter for patio furniture....
Zep #530925 02/23/21 09:03 AM
Joined: Feb 2021
Posts: 1
K
Offline
K
Joined: Feb 2021
Posts: 1
Does it really help? I'm afraid that my hair will get tangled in those things.

Re: Bird Deter for patio furniture....
KarensyKin #530939 02/23/21 12:58 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 3,665
Likes: 19
Zep Offline OP
Hall of Fame 2014
OP Offline
Hall of Fame 2014
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 3,665
Likes: 19
Originally Posted by KarensyKin
Does it really help? I'm afraid that my hair will get tangled in those things.

I guess most problems in life dont completely go away, so we manage them.

Nobody has had a hair tangle issue yet. It seems to me that the bird-away pin-wheels have eliminated about 75% of the bird poop on our outdoor furniture. I am not there all the time, so maybe when there is no wind the birds land and poop...I dunno. It's a relatively cheap tool to try out. It's not going to stop bird poop 100%

[Linked Image from thumbs.gfycat.com]


Fishing has never been about the fish....

[Linked Image from vgy.me] [Linked Image from vgy.me]
Re: Bird Deter for patio furniture....
Zep #530952 02/23/21 08:54 PM
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 184
Likes: 2
N
Offline
N
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 184
Likes: 2
May try putting up a mirror close by. That way it may bother the mirror and not the window. Had this problem with my car. Bird would fight the mirror and crap and bleed all over the car. Covered mirror and it moved to the other side. Wife said send that bird to see his maker.


61 acre water shed lake. bass, channel cat, black crappie, wiper, walleye, redear sunfish and bluegill. To many bullhead and common carp
http://www.pondboss.com/news/videos/why-subscribe-to-pond-boss

Link Copied to Clipboard
Today's Birthdays
Cary Martin, NC Waterboy, smrosendahl
Recent Posts
Bowfin
by CityDad - 03/06/21 11:15 PM
What did you do at your pond today?
by FishinRod - 03/06/21 09:28 PM
Yellow Perch Spawn 2021
by FishinRod - 03/06/21 09:21 PM
EURYHALINE POND UPDATE
by canyoncreek - 03/06/21 09:04 PM
Wood duck camera house
by canyoncreek - 03/06/21 09:03 PM
Trash pump?
by esshup - 03/06/21 09:00 PM
Do I chemically treat?
by esshup - 03/06/21 07:01 PM
Deer Feeder Placement
by FishinRod - 03/06/21 06:30 PM
Bluegill Die off
by FishinRod - 03/06/21 04:30 PM
Texas dam safety
by DannyMac - 03/06/21 03:53 PM
What am I looking at here?
by Dinsmoreoutdoors - 03/06/21 11:44 AM
MO question via email
by esshup - 03/06/21 08:59 AM
Newly Uploaded Images
Mongo's New Pond
Mongo's New Pond
by Mongos Pond, February 27
Ice Ice Baby
Ice Ice Baby
by highflyer, February 21
ID?
ID?
by Quixotic, February 7
pond gone
pond gone
by Stressless, January 31
Chara or Coontail?
Chara or Coontail?
by MrSandman, November 28

� 2014 POND BOSS INC. all rights reserved USA and Worldwide

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.4