can you help seagull problem

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  1. andrew24

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    hi wondering if anyone can help as to what i can do i live in a flat and everytime i go outside we seem to get attacted by the seagull's had one swoop down and smack me on the back of my head today can you recomend anything i can do or who may be able to do something about them :lease:
     
  2. Gunhawk

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    you could go out wearing a pointy hat? :D ;)

    in all seriousness this reminds me of a sky news stoy i saw monday morning, about a new york bird that was swooping down and hitting people on the head as they walked past.
     
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    Buy yourself one of these beauties.... Don't think the seagulls will have the balls for an attack :D

    [​IMG]
     
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    Shotgun? :rotfl:
     
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    I guess they are nesting nearby and protecting the nest - can the council move them on?

    Short of that, a cat on your head :)

    Shaz
     
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    film it and send it into youve been framed and make some cash:D
     
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    tennis racket, smack em one when they get close.
     
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    I have no suggestions but the thought of a seagul smacking into the back of your head had me creased up laughing! :rotfl::smashin:
     
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    yea the g/f thought it was quite funny as well , annoying tho as you have to make a dash for it when coming out your front door.
     
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    Don't run or duck - they'll mark you as an easy target! When you see one swoop down raise your arms up and they will keep a good clearance! It's just the time of year unfortunately.
     
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    Saw one attacking a guy today in Eastbourne, they swoop down and lift at the last minute. Just ignore them, and if they get close enough give it a smack!
     
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    As soon as I got to the word lift all I could picture was a Seagull flying off with a poor bloke in its claws. :D
     
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    - flamethrower
    - lightsaber
    - have someone in a nearby trawler throw sardines into the sea
    - have a short fat film director make a cameo appearance outside your flat
     
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    tub of ice cream and some toxic anti freeze, mix it up and place it outside, if your lucky you might never see them again :smashin:
     
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    That's probably light hearted but hopefully the OP will know not to follow the advice and kill the first unsuspecting cat or garden bird that happens upon it
     
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    Birds (and many other animals) tend to not like sudden moves or something that suddenly grows larger than it was.

    Throw your hands straight up above your head, then spread them out, it scares the (rubbish) out of them.

    Unfortunately, their rubbish almost always ends up on my car afterwards. :(

    Jas.
     
  19. mij

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    Just curious, are you bald?
     
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    works very well

    the problem is there right barstards and they tend to nest in the same spot each year and they have very long memorys

    or get one of these

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ni6IubyqhV0
     
  21. andrew24

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    Thank for the suggestion's some good ones their lol, may try the owl think i need to try something as their are about 30-40 of them flying around crapping everwhere most allways ends up on my car.

    quite like the hat ideas and flamethrower but dont think i would get away with burning them all.

    mij no i am not bald lol.
     
  22. Codehead

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    Wrap bicarb of soda or baking powder in white bread. Throw it up at them, (they'll take it on the wing) then an umbrella might be wise.
     

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