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Just-Google-It
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Sep 2021 14 17:19

Bird Poo

Hello,

So we have a new garden in the Nursery Area of our outdoor space.
This has attracted a lot of birds and they are pooping all over the new climbing equipment.

The equipment is to low to put spikes on and the children can touch the top so sticky stuff also a no go.

The children are climbing all over the parts where the birds are pooping and the staff have asked me to make it stop or be less....

Any ideas as to what I can do about this?

Any advice would be greatly apricated! -Like.png-
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Sep 2021 14 17:47

Re: Bird Poo

How about a bird identification lesson and teaching the kids to respect wildlife?

Just a thought.. -Like.png-
i'm going to need a bigger bucket! -JawDropped.png-
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Sep 2021 14 17:57

Re: Bird Poo

Fly a bird of prey kite above- might keep them off???????
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Sep 2021 14 18:25

Re: Bird Poo

A bird of prey kite as suggested is possibly the way to go to scare them off and would be entertaining for the kids watching it fly above them, a few farms here in Lincolnshire use them, not sure what your staff are expecting from you when they say they want you to make it stop, you are not a god just a caretaker and i love the way it is passed on as your problem not the schools. -Disappointment.png-

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Sep 2021 14 19:03

Re: Bird Poo

You can buy model birds of prey which supposedly scare birds away.

Stick on on the roof overlooking the area.
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(If you and I were in the staffroom, it would be the only even prime number.)

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Sep 2021 14 19:32

Re: Bird Poo

A bird of prey (or a model of one) might do the trick, although I spend a fair amount of time cleaning bird poo off our climbing equipment and there are red kites circling overhead all the time which they seem to ignore. The foxes and neighbours cats wandering around the grounds does more to scare off the birds as far as I can tell.
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Sep 2021 15 09:28

Re: Bird Poo

Fab ideas thanks everyone i will look into the bird of prey kite.
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Sep 2021 15 13:17

Re: Bird Poo

When you are dead, you do not know you are dead. It's only painful & difficult for others. The same applies when you are stupid.
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Sep 2021 15 14:32

Re: Bird Poo

You need to remove the perches, or the usability of those areas as perches.

Those spiky things or netting can work well.
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Sep 2021 15 16:12

Re: Bird Poo

UnderPaid wrote: Wed, 15th Sep 2021, 1:17pm This is the best solution,
https://www.amazon.co.uk/YUYUSO-Pigeon- ... B07NL57W8F
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