Pigeons nesting under solar panels

Discussion in 'Photovoltaics' started by Dave, Aug 2, 2007.

  1. Dave

    Dave Guest

    Any ideas on how to keep pigeons from nesting under solar panels? we have a
    major problem under our panels. is there some kind of screening that could
    be installed around the edges?
    Dave, Aug 2, 2007
    #1
  2. Dave

    sno Guest

    Anthony Matonak wrote:
    >
    > Dave wrote:
    > > Any ideas on how to keep pigeons from nesting under solar panels? we have a
    > > major problem under our panels. is there some kind of screening that could
    > > be installed around the edges?

    >
    > Anything that is too big for them to get through should work.
    > There are a wide variety of anti-bird nets, screens, wires
    > and the like being sold out there. Any hardware store is
    > probably going to carry some of them.
    >
    > Bird spikes might also work. I see them all the time around
    > signs and on roofs.
    >
    > http://www.deterapigeon.com/index.htm
    > http://www.nixalite.com/BirdSpikes.aspx
    > http://www.birdbgone.com/birdspikes.htm
    > http://www.bird-x.com/products/gallery/spikes.html
    >
    > Anthony


    You might also get some ideas here...

    http://www.thriftyfun.com/tf513109.tip.html

    have fun....sno

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    sno, Aug 3, 2007
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  3. Dave

    Eeyore Guest

    Dave wrote:

    > Any ideas on how to keep pigeons from nesting under solar panels? we have a
    > major problem under our panels. is there some kind of screening that could
    > be installed around the edges?


    Have you considered turning them into pigeon pie ?

    Graham
    Eeyore, Aug 3, 2007
    #3
  4. Dave

    Randy Guest

    "Eeyore" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >
    >
    > Dave wrote:
    >
    >> Any ideas on how to keep pigeons from nesting under solar panels? we
    >> have a
    >> major problem under our panels. is there some kind of screening that
    >> could
    >> be installed around the edges?

    >
    > Have you considered turning them into pigeon pie ?
    >
    > Graham
    >
    >

    I would build a Solar thermal air panel with a one way door.
    This way they can enter and you will have fresh baked pigeon when you come
    home from work!.....
    Naaa
    Randy
    Randy, Aug 3, 2007
    #4
  5. Dave

    Eeyore Guest

    daestrom wrote:

    > "Dave" <> wrote
    >
    > > Any ideas on how to keep pigeons from nesting under solar panels? we have
    > > a major problem under our panels. is there some kind of screening that
    > > could be installed around the edges?

    >
    > We have problems with sea-gulls around here. What works well is a plastic
    > or wood 'statue' of a large owl. You might try some 'natural enemy' of
    > pigeons ??


    Fake 'bird-scaring' owl becomes home for family of swallows
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=471681&in_page_id=1770

    Graham
    Eeyore, Aug 4, 2007
    #5

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