[Tweeters] Looking for used mist net pieces

Marc Hoffman 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
try that.

Other suggestions are welcome!

Marc Hoffman
Duvall, WA

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


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> On August 18, 2016 9:30:24 AM Marc Hoffman <tweeters at dartfrogmedia.com>

> wrote:


>> 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.



>> 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

>> www.songbirdphoto.com

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