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Hi All,
We have a real issue with Minor Birds – I can live with having to sweep all the bark back on the garden, but they come into my patio and perch on my outdoor chairs and poop all over them – It is awful. I have tried putting up wind socks but they don’t seem to be working. HELP…. Anyone got any ideas?

Posted by coastalkaryn, 23rd September 2015

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  • I hope the hawk worked. I would have suggested covering your patio furniture with a tarp when it’s not in use.

  • I like the idea of fake snakes or fake birds.

  • omg – thanks will be going to bunnings for the hawk!!!!

  • Fake snakes didn’t work for us. We got a fake hawk from Bunning. you hang it up and it moves in the wind. it’s been fantastic

  • you guys rock – thanks for sharing!

  • Safeway have statues of birds,give it a go!

  • Yes would like the answer to this too. thanks for asking!

  • There are also these that are supposed to work. I know our garden centre sells them.

  • It’s not the best look but old CD’s and DVD’s hanging nearby work. I often see them on gardens and it keeps the birds away.

  • The idea of fake snakes is very good. It functions in swimming pools too.

  • Place statues of fake birds there. Or even fake plastic snakes. We put them on our patio on our house boat and it stops birds landing there.

  • thanks!

  • Maybe smithing shiney and/or noisey might stop them? We have little ones that love looking at their own reflections. So they hang out on my window sills and around the car mirrors :/ lots of poop

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