[CT Birds] Bird Strikes on Windows

Glenn Williams gswilliams9 at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 26 19:34:18 EDT 2009


I remember reading somewhere that the window can be marked with highlighter, just a few lines.  Supposedly the birds see it well but it is not as visible to us as other methods.  Does anyone know if this actually works?

Glenn Williams
Mystic

--- On Mon, 10/26/09, Robert J. Bitondi <rjbitondi at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> From: Robert J. Bitondi <rjbitondi at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: [CT Birds] Bird Strikes on Windows
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Date: Monday, October 26, 2009, 6:55 PM
> I tried a cheapo solution that seems
> to be working (6+ months).  On the side of the house where
> most of my feeders are located I affixed blue painter's tape
> in diagonal strips to the outside of the windows.  It's not
> aesthetically pleasing, but the strikes have definitely
> decreased on the worst windows (including large sliders)
> since the tape went up.
> 
> Good luck,
> Bob
> Pomfret Center
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