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  • Posted by Cameron on March 7, 2022 at 11:42 am

    It’s goose time! Does anyone have a method (that works) to keep geese from nesting on their condo building? I recognize that they are a protected species and one cannot harm them and after the eggs are laid, it’s too late. It’s a sad thing, but the goslings can’t properly fly when they hatch and some fall to their death onto my patio.

    Mark replied 3 months, 2 weeks ago 3 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Terry

    Administrator
    March 7, 2022 at 11:58 am

    EXCELLENT question, Cameron.

    Can we expand the conversation to include PIGEONS which my condo does not manage effectively?

    We read a hint to use WD40 on various locations where the birds might go.

    I purchased this, but I am still experimenting and not looking good.

    It supposedly will flash when animals or birds come close by, and there is a sound generator that birds can hear, but humans cannot.

  • Mark

    Member
    May 3, 2022 at 4:26 pm

    We haven’t had a goose problem. Many birds perch on our parapets above the mansards, mainly pigeons, also magpies and crows. They poop on the mansards and parapets; the rain washes the excrement onto our skylights and windows. The windows are cleaned once a year. The pigeons used to roost and nest on our roofs. Persistent, polite owner complaints to management resulted in a pest control company ‘relocating the pigeons to the countryside’. Our maintenance man made sure the nesting places were no longer accessible. New generations of pigeons need to be ‘educated’ continuously.