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Old 09-26-2020, 03:40 PM   #1
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Craziest thing I have ever posted

It seems that the crows - yes, I said crows - hate my coach. I have a Tiffin Allegro Bus and the entry step has a shiny chrome face. Crows have been attacking it and the shiny mag wheels until there is blood on them. I have taped black trash bags to them which they shredded. Boxes and buckets against the steps work somewhat. Now they are landing on the roof and pecking stuff up there. And no I do not have a covered garage.

Anybody experience this and if so how did you remedy it?
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I had this problem with an aggressive robin. He kept trying to attack his reflection. I remedied it with a pellet rifle.
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Old 09-26-2020, 03:52 PM   #3
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Crows are known to be very territorial , do you have any evidence of a nest near by.
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Wow! Sorry to hear that. We once had that happen with Jays in Rocky Mtn. Nat'l Park. Like you we used black bags and they soon left it alone. I hope someone can give you a remedy. Perhaps building a scarecrow!

This may help:

https://home.howstuffworks.com/how-t...d-of-crows.htm
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Old 09-26-2020, 03:58 PM   #5
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I had this problem with an aggressive robin. He kept trying to attack his reflection. I remedied it with a pellet rifle.
I wouldn't advertise that if I were you. Songbirds are protected by federal law.
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I have mirrored windows on MH a female cardinal was always fighting herself on side windows toward the tree. Wife laughs at her fighting my dually truck chrome mirrors when MH is not there.
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I wouldn't advertise that if I were you. Songbirds are protected by federal law.
Song birds, that's a good one. Crows are scavengers, they do have seasons on them in some places. Check your state laws and if legal a good pellet gun will give you some satisfaction and drive them away after several are downed.
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I had the same thing going on with a male cardinal. I attributed it to them being drunk on fermented fruit a few weeks ago. It went on for about a week or so and then stopped. There are places that sell bird netting to capture birds. Maybe some of that will work. Good luck and I hope your insurance is paid up.
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Song birds, that's a good one. Crows are scavengers, they do have seasons on them in some places. Check your state laws and if legal a good pellet gun will give you some satisfaction and drive them away after several are downed.
SKP Kirk was responding to a post about a Robin, not a Crow as was shown in the post he quoted. Both are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. It is true that US Fish & Wild Life as well as state wild life agencies may grant permits to shoot crows so checking with those agencies is certainly good advice.

For the OP: This web site has a section near the bottom on various frightening devices that may be effective in discouraging the bad behavior and possibly moving them along..

Wild Life Control Training - Crows
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Crows are smart birds. I had a flock begin to use some trees near my house, I shot one and left it lay, the rest flew away and have never returned.That was many years ago. Their feces was damaging my patio roof, that's adequate reason to protect my property; which is allowed under the law.
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I wouldn't advertise that if I were you. Songbirds are protected by federal law.
You must be familiar with the triple S method.
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Crows around here are fun to watch. They find something hard, or food sealed up like a nut and such, fly way up and drop it on the street or sidewalk to crack it open. A couple hundred fly over our house every morning and evening in large flocks to migrate to a feeding area, then back to where they roost for the night.

A couple years ago I was working outside near my truck, and I heard a bird land inside the bed of the truck. I looked inside and a crow was looking at me. He hopped up on the rail and then onto my shoulder and pecked at my shirt. Then he hopped into the inside of the truck and sat on the seat!

That's when I noticed he was banded on both his legs. Not sure why, maybe fish and game are tracking their migration patterns or something. Not a pet I don't think. Sure was tame.

I thought it was funny, still do. He flew away after a while and never saw him again.
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Old 10-03-2020, 09:57 AM   #13
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Crazy crows

Solution to my crow problem. I strung some CDís in front of the door and havenít seen another crow since
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Solution to my crow problem. I strung some CD’s in front of the door and haven’t seen another crow since
Must've been Rap Crap; Dean Martin would have them swooning.
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