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RE: Vultures

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> Behalf Of Mahlon Haunschild
> Sent: Monday, February 05, 2001 5:41 PM
> To: Bierney, Timothy K(Z99510)
> Cc: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Vultures
> Perch a plastic owl on some part of the tower structure, near the
> antennas, like a crossarm.  That might scare 'em away.
> Such owls are available from marine supply stores, such as 
> West Marine,
> Defender, etc.  They are used by sailors to keep seagulls (and their
> attendant detritus...eeewwww!!) off of boats.
> I have no experience with actually doing this, but it's worth a shot.

I forgot, they roosted with the dummy owl.  Soon it was 
covered with poop too.  In fact, I decided that if I tried
the owl for my home, I would throw it in the neighbors
house, and hope they roosted there.  <grin>


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