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Leave alone and deal with lots of poop.
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Try to move them, somehow, one by one, without harm.
6.25%
Kill them all!
6.25%
Other, please specify...
6.25%
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What would you do with new born birds, pooping on your outside stuff?

Old 06-16-18, 09:59 PM
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What would you do with new born birds, pooping on your outside stuff?

So I have a column in back porch that is popular for birds nests. I take care of them before eggs layed and all that, but this time the babies must have been born deep in this crevasse above a column. Poop runs down and stuff on outdoor patio furniture I just set up. And it stains and hard to get off.

When there isnít an actual nest, itís not like I can take whole thing down careful and move it and not hurt babies. I ainít hurting the babies, but I donít know what to do...
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They'll grow up and move on soon, let it go and get a hose when they leave the nest to spray it down.
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Re: What would you do with new born birds, pooping on your outside stuff?

Poop on THEIR stuff
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Re: What would you do with new born birds, pooping on your outside stuff?

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They'll grow up and move on soon, let it go and get a hose when they leave the nest to spray it down.
I’ve scraped and hosed. I chip paint and back worse each day...
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Re: What would you do with new born birds, pooping on your outside stuff?

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Poop on THEIR stuff
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Re: What would you do with new born birds, pooping on your outside stuff?

Maybe I'm not picturing it correctly, but can you just move the furniture and when the babies outgrow the nest you can clean up the area and move it back? Then maybe find a way to make that an undesirable nesting spot for next season? I don't know the actual science about baby birds but the "folksy wisdom" is messing with them or the nest may make the mother bird abandon them to die.

Even though they are no better than the beasts they are, don't they have the right to live?
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Re: What would you do with new born birds, pooping on your outside stuff?

Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
Poop on THEIR stuff
yep. Win! End thread!

(Alternately, enjoy the wonder of nature, clean your stuff when the birds move out, and make sure no one else can move in. It's like gentrification ...)
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Itís not a very big space so nowhere else to be placed...
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Pee in their butts?
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Cover the table with something? Like a cheap vinyl table cloth held down with bricks or . . . whatever you have. When the babies move, toss whatever was covering it. Or wash it and put it away for next years birds.
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If they're European Starlings or House Sparrows, kill them. They're an invasive species.
Pretty much everything else is protected.
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With all that $99 mexican food you eat you should have no problem shitting on THEIR lawn
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Patented Lunatikk advice: burn the place to the ground.
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Re: What would you do with new born birds, pooping on your outside stuff?

You can't do anything about the baby poop until they grow up and leave.

Maybe you can install bird spikes to prevent it from happening again.



We need pics of the nest.

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They'll grow up and move on soon, let it go and get a hose when they leave the nest to spray it down.
It is amazing how the most simple solutions is always the best one.

I just had to do this...
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I kid! I kid!
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They'll grow up and move on soon
You obviously don't have kids!
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Wrap some plastic around the pole while the birds are there. Cover the patio furniture over with cheap tarp. when the birds finally leave, install some mess or some other detterant so the birds can't get in there the next time.
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Sue them to get them to leave.
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Re: What would you do with new born birds, pooping on your outside stuff?

Originally Posted by IDrinkMolson View Post
If they're European Starlings or House Sparrows, kill them. They're an invasive species.
Pretty much everything else is protected.
If they're a African or European Swallows before sure to remove them before they start dropping coconuts.
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Buy a few cats.
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Re: What would you do with new born birds, pooping on your outside stuff?

Another misplaced comma changes the misfortune of the OP ...

What would I do with baby birds? Leave them alone.

Now, why are you pooping on your outdoor stuff?
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Re: What would you do with new born birds, pooping on your outside stuff?

Put a toy car on your porch. The birds will go out of their way to poop on the car instead.
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Leave them until they leave, in the fall cleanup and close the opening
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Re: What would you do with new born birds, pooping on your outside stuff?

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Buy a few cats.
And don't feed them.
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