[Tweeters] Looking for used mist net pieces
tweeters at dartfrogmedia.com
Thu Aug 18 10:00:05 PDT 2016
Thanks to Nan, who emailed me off-group to inform me that mist net would
trap the birds and requires a license, and to Kevin Lucas, who suggested
6"-spaced parachute cord. I have plenty of green parachute cord and will
Other suggestions are welcome!
On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 9:36 AM, Kevin Lucas <vikingcove at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd worry about them getting caught in the mist net, having used mist nets
> to capture birds. I saw what I think is an elegant solution, and my friends
> say it works. It doesn't block the view. It is essentially a set of
> parachute cords hanging, spaced 6" apart. It's prefabricated for bird
> deterrent, so should be relatively easy to track down. I'm in the field,
> but will try to find the source when I get home.
> Kevin Lucas,
> Selah, WA
> Sent with AquaMail for Android
> On August 18, 2016 9:30:24 AM Marc Hoffman <tweeters at dartfrogmedia.com>
>> Hi Tweets,
>> We have various decals and objects between our feeders and windows that
>> have kept most birds from striking the windows.The exception is Goldfinches
>> who, when 10-20 are present, get frenetic and fly into the window several
>> times per day.
>> We don't want to totally obscure our view. I'm thinking that stretching
>> mist net (used for trapping birds to be counted or banded), stretched a few
>> inches in front of the windows would, if not deter them, at least absorb
>> the impact.
>> SO, MY QUESTION:
>> Does anyone know where I might acquire a small amount of mist net? I need
>> only 9' x 4' and 6' x 4' to do the job.
>> Thanks in advance!
>> Marc Hoffman
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>> Tweeters at u.washington.edu
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