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Posted By: amelie Birds hitting windows - Jun 20th, 2018 at 10:21 AM
How can we stop birds from hitting on the glass of windows?
Posted By: JunieGirl Re: Birds hitting windows - Jun 20th, 2018 at 11:19 AM
I would try putting window clings on the window, as it is I imagine it looks like a clear space.
Posted By: Bestofour Re: Birds hitting windows - Jun 21st, 2018 at 03:46 AM
I had a cardinal run itself into one of my windows for days. I pulled the blinds, closed the curtains, taped torn pieces of colored paper and magazine pictures to the window ( I didn't have clings) and none of it worked. After 3 or 4 days it stopped. I thought the bird must have killed itself but I couldn't find it's body anywhere. I've heard people say it's lasted for weeks at their house. Keep us posted.
Posted By: JunieGirl Re: Birds hitting windows - Jun 21st, 2018 at 04:31 AM
Because of your story, I just remembered, Sheri......mine stopped too after a bit...I am wondering if the angle of the sun played a part ? You know different angle so different reflections?
Posted By: Sunflowers Re: Birds hitting windows - Jun 21st, 2018 at 05:13 PM
I've had more bird collisions than usual here this year....DH blames me for cleaning the windows too often.
Posted By: JunieGirl Re: Birds hitting windows - Jun 21st, 2018 at 09:48 PM
Originally Posted by Sunflowers
I've had more bird collisions than usual here this year....DH blames me for cleaning the windows too often.


You can hear me laughing, right...but sadly he does have a point-----
Posted By: moelena Re: Birds hitting windows - Aug 8th, 2018 at 01:12 PM
There's a product called ABC BirdTape that you can put on the exterior surface of your windows.
Posted By: Bestofour Re: Birds hitting windows - Aug 9th, 2018 at 01:54 AM
I've never seen that tape moelena but I'll look for it.
Posted By: JunieGirl Re: Birds hitting windows - Aug 9th, 2018 at 04:16 AM
if you find it, let us all know, Please.
Posted By: jeff7979 Re: Birds hitting windows - Apr 10th, 2020 at 12:48 PM
Might want to think about adding a fake hawk or owl nearby. Although if you have a birdfeeder in the general area it may scare them away from that as well.
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