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Old Wednesday 4th March 2015, 17:39   #1
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Hello, from Indiana

Hi everyone,
I'm hoping someone can answer a question for me... We've had a bird exhibiting, what I would consider, very odd behavior for the past month or so..
It's a bluebird that repeatedly fly's into our kitchen window, everyday from about 9 am until around 2 pm. Not only that, if I'm successful at waving it off, it will go around to the front of the house and continuously fly into the big 2nd story window. Today, after flying into the kitchen window for a few hours, it started flying into the small window on the front door. That really worries me, because it's a under a covered porch.. Any theories of why it's doing this?
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Hi NF1mom and a warm welcome to you from all the Staff and Moderators.

A lot of birds do this at this time of year. They're seeing their reflection in the glass and think it's a rival. For ideas on what you might be able to do, you could try posting in the Garden Birds forum. Or, of course, you could just let them get on with it and enjoy the activity It will pass after a few months.
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Hello and welcome to the forum. Agree with Delia in what she told you.
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Hi NF1mom and a warm welcome to you from Myrtle Beach

As Delia mentioned, they are looking at their reflection and thinking it is a usurper into its breeding area. The only thing you need to watch for is that they are not actually colliding with the window. If so, you might want to hang something from that window to cut down on the reflection so that you don't wind up with dead birds from hitting the window.
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