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Old 05-21-2009, 03:22 PM   #1
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Bird Nest In The Exhaust Pipe?

06 Endeavor, parked in my drive way, yesterday I noticed birds flying around the back of the motor home a couple of times I was out. I check the back of the coach but no signs of them being inside the grill. Today the birds are flying around again and just for the heck of it I looked into the exhaust pipe, sure enough they where taking up nesting back in around the bend in the pipe. I call these birds barn birds for the lack of real name but they can be very messy when making nest with the use of mud. I cleaned out with I could and then started the engine to blow out the rest (I hope). There was no mud just dry nesting material, think I caught in time before the mud action. Now there is a wire screen over my exhaust pipe for the next few weeks.

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Old 05-21-2009, 03:44 PM   #2
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Barn Swallows?

Do they look like this??

They are called Barn Swallows..Sacs knew exactly what they were when I read the post to him.

Good luck keeping them at bay!


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Old 05-21-2009, 03:53 PM   #3
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That would be the little devils. Thanks MM
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Old 05-21-2009, 05:00 PM   #4
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Old 05-21-2009, 05:31 PM   #5
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A guy parked next to me last year had a foam plug he made for his exhaust pipe. If he forgot to remove it when he left it would just blow out when he started the engine.....Bruce
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Old 05-21-2009, 05:36 PM   #6
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Foam plug is a good idea but I would thinik the these birds are making nests only for the next couple of weeks but is a good thought for now and next year. Hope they move down the road.
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Hate those things, we used to remove their nests from the second story eves of my parents place with a pressure washer with the tip removed, just had to remember not to stand directly underneath for when the nests let go.
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MM, did Sacs find those while he was nesting in your barn?
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We get nest building in our exhaust pipe every year at this time. Started MH the other day and out came a bunch of sticks and grass. As said, it only goes on for a couple weeks, then they give up. I drive school bus and they like those pipes also.
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At least they didn't try the banana in the tailpipe trick.
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