SailNet Community - View Single Post - cleaning up after our fine feathered friends
View Single Post
  #5  
Old 04-05-2013
Faster's Avatar
Faster Faster is offline
Just another Moderator
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: New Westminster, BC
Posts: 15,338
Thanks: 88
Thanked 242 Times in 233 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Faster has a spectacular aura about Faster has a spectacular aura about Faster has a spectacular aura about
Re: cleaning up after our fine feathered friends

Quote:
Originally Posted by jimgo View Post
I'm told plastic owls work well, but you need to move them around periodically or the birds learn that they aren't real.
Seen those fake owls covered in bird poop.... but sometimes they miss

Rubber snakes are also touted as effective, but I doubt they would deter a seagull at 30 feet...

I've seen a string full of CDrom discs hung above the sailcover to try to keep them clean too.. probably works for roosting but not air drops...
__________________
Ron

1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"

".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook