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Old 07-24-2012, 08:40 PM   #1
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birds roosting on ladder

This may seem a bit silly, but we are plagued, yes plagued, with birds roosting on the top bars of our roof ladder and leaving their calling cards all down the rear of the camper. Constant cleaning is getting a little old. We have tried a whirlygig, and a fake owl on a post nearby, but no change in the situation. Does anyone out there have the same problem, and maybe a solution ?
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Old 07-24-2012, 08:54 PM   #2
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How about tying a few helium balloons to the top of the ladder?
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That's an idea. Will try it, as soon as I can find some helium. We live in rural area, so don't know yet where some is available.
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Old 07-24-2012, 09:45 PM   #4
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Walmart carries a small bottle in the party items section. Not sure of the price.
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:36 PM   #5
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Dollar stores have it also
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Old 07-25-2012, 01:28 PM   #6
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Stake out a Honey Badger on the roof! :hihi:
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Old 07-25-2012, 01:38 PM   #7
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How about wrapping the top rung with X-Mas tensile.
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Old 07-25-2012, 01:41 PM   #8
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A 12 guage shot gun should take care of the problem. Just don't miss low or it could get expensive.
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True, I recommend a full choke too!
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Old 07-25-2012, 05:35 PM   #10
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try tying some fishing line between the rungs. i have heard of people using that trick to keep birds from nesting.
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