We had to resort to air guns fired to scare the house sparrows out of our
horse barn last year. They were painting the backs of our horses, and
soiling their hay, as well as stealing the grain, unhindered by a helpless
barn cat. They learned to stay out of harms way after a while...
>From: Mundi Smithers <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] indigo bunting in S.B.
>Date: Sat, 20 May 2006 17:07:05 -0400
>Hi Lee, I too have a bunch of those terrorist birds and would love to hear
>anyones advice of getting rid of them ...... as in KILLING them!!!
>Two days ago I had a terrorist bird (house sparrow) peck a hole in the sole
>tree swallow egg in the nest box close to my house and throw it on the
>ground. He then began attacking the female swallow in her box. He's not
>bothering them any more and there are now two eggs in the box.
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