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Post by Lottie on 20th March 2011, 10:27 am

Why are blue tits and great tits trying to break into our house? Shocked Laughing

They're hanging about in gangs on the fence, and flying, quite gentley at the windows..... I thought they might be attacking themselves for territory, but I've been and had a look and I can't see my reflection so I imagine they can't see theirs? It's all so very gentle, really weird... any ideas?

It's several windows too.... confused from Suffolk... Embarassed Laughing

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Post by Lottie on 26th March 2011, 10:19 am

OK you lot, come on I need help! Laughing

Dam things are now banging on every window of the house and waking me up at 4:30Am, and I don't know why... Rolling Eyes Ol is blaming me for making a wild life garden.. Laughing I hung CDS outside the bedroom window to try and scare them away, no joy, in fact I think I just gave them a mirror to attack.. Embarassed Rolling Eyes

Any ideas?? Anyone??? PLEEEAAAAAAAAASEEEEE!! Shocked

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Post by polgara on 26th March 2011, 10:46 am

Perhaps they have found some midges on the windows are having an early breakfast?

They think it is time you woke up & refill the feeders?

They love you & miss you overnight.

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Post by Compostwoman on 26th March 2011, 11:25 am

Lottie I have that happening here as well Surprised ...no idea why, but thought you might like to know you have some company...

One male kept on at the window for more than an hour...... Shocked

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Post by polgara on 26th March 2011, 1:08 pm

Same goes for you CW. Very Happy

My blue tits are concentrating on the nest box, they stay well clear of the windows, if they went for any it would be OHs window.

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Post by Lottie on 26th March 2011, 4:57 pm

polgara wrote:Perhaps they have found some midges on the windows are having an early breakfast?

They think it is time you woke up & refill the feeders?

They love you & miss you overnight.

OOOOoooooooooo that's a clever thought, Pol.. I shall go round and clean them there windows, I don't do it very often... Embarassed miss me? They won't be "missing" me if they keep this up Twisted Evil Laughing Wink

CW, it's a right pain in the *****!!!! Hope they start behaving soon, I may moan but I'd hate the little darlings to hurt themselves, they're everywhere.... Shocked

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Post by Sparhawk on 28th March 2011, 9:11 am

How about trying to hang a dangly thing infront of each window I would say something like a wind chime but I hate them even more than if I had the little fellas tapping on the windows, perhaps a strip of foil...

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Post by Lottie on 28th March 2011, 1:36 pm

Bless you, Spar, I've kinda done that, in a makeshiftme way.... Embarassed Laughing

I've hung a piece of chicken wire between two ladders... Laughing Embarassed it's done the trick though, they didn't bash this morning... Cool Very Happy I now just need to work out a burglar deterrent... Laughing Rolling Eyes

I think they are going for bugs, but I cleaned the lounge windows and they're still doing it there... which is fine, I don't mind anywhere else, but I'm the kinda gal who needs silence when I sleep, I'm too easily distractesd otherwise.. Embarassed

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Post by Mike on 29th March 2011, 1:51 pm

A male songbird bird pecking at the window glass is almost always trying to attack that impertainent rival just behind the glass that sings whenever he does. In other words, his reflection.

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Post by Lottie on 29th March 2011, 2:31 pm

Mike wrote:A male songbird bird pecking at the window glass is almost always trying to attack that impertainent rival just behind the glass that sings whenever he does. In other words, his reflection.

I though tthat too, Mike, but I have been becoming a bit obssessed with it all.... Embarassed and watch for ages... they're sitting in a holly tree, which is almost perpendicular to the window, unless they have a a periscope they can't see themselves, so it's starting before they even see the window... Laughing they swoop down, then woosh up to the top bit.. then swoooooooooooosh down again, and back to the tree.. I wonder if I have many kamakaze bugs that fly head first into the window and squish themselves there.... hmmm... more watching I think... Gawd, I need to get out more... Embarassed Rolling Eyes Wink

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Post by Lottie on 30th March 2011, 8:27 am

They broke through.... Twisted Evil Laughing Rolling Eyes
I'm now considering curtains on the outside of the house... Shocked Rolling Eyes

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Post by Chilli-head on 30th March 2011, 10:19 am

Perhaps they are trying to deliver your invitation to Hogwarts or something Question
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Post by Lottie on 30th March 2011, 12:00 pm

Chilli-head wrote:Perhaps they are trying to deliver your invitation to Hogwarts or something Question

Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing just splurted me tea everywhere... Laughing Laughing Laughing

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