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    I have a family of birds nesting in my gutter and on top of a permanent light fixture right outside my office door. There is poop everywhere, every day. I scrub the door, windows, walkway, etc but come back next day and it's a mess all over again. The front of my office is the tenants first impression so I need to get this remedied immediately. I have done some research and see that a fake owl might work well? Or bird spikes (which I think sound inhumane). Has anyone had this problem and successfully gotten rid of the birds for good???

  • #2
    I thought the fake owl was to keep away woodpeckers.

    Let me do some research and see what I can find.



    Don't put off until tomorrow, what you can do today.

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    • #3
      http://www.midatlanticwildlifecontro...st-in-gutters/
      Don't put off until tomorrow, what you can do today.

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      • #4
        Well, the plus side is that they hatch and fledge quickly because birds are protected. As soon as the babies are able to fly, dismantle the nest (wear gloves, birds have mites that bite) and put something to cover it. An owl ~may~ work. The gutter is an easy solve with a gutter cover. Plus an owl -which you can dress up if you' re so inclined..lol. The light fixture? Hang cd's over it. Seriously, the spinny silver thing repels birds.
        I was born to be wild, but only until about 9:00 pm.

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        • #5
          Do you know what type of bird it is. If they are Pigeons they are considered a nuisance bird and here you can take care of them. I would ware gloves and move the nest.

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