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aggressive barn swallow problem

14 years ago

I enjoy feeding the birds up until a few days ago. I was carrying a bucket of seeds to my feeders in the backyard and barn swallows started dive bombing me. I spilled my seeds trying to get away! They have been nesting under my raised deck for several years, and I haven't had a problem until now.

I can't go in my backyard now. They even sound the alarm when I go out on my front porch. I need to drive this bunch away. I can knock down the nest, but are there other solutions? I have a wife and child. Fortunately they were out of town this week.

Any ideas?



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