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There's a pigeon in my flat...
I'm on my own and kind of have a thing about birds....anyone got any ideas?
It's in the kitchen. It's on a plant at the moment sitting really still, so I didn't notice it until I tried to move the plant and it was just sitting there, staring at me. I promptly issued what can only really be described as a yelp. I can't even be in the same room as it. Why are girls so rubbish?
i had a pigeon infestation in my halls in the first year of uni. my flatmate left for home at easter and left her window open, and came back to 3 pigeons who had nested in her room and ruined almost all of her belongings. she had it cleared out by pest control because they're classed as vermin. after that they were always flying in through open windows. once i was in bed, and had my window open and it came in straight through the window, round the room and out the window again. all i could do was scream.
seriously though, you need to open a window and chase it outside. maybe a newspaper might help?
If there's one thing pigeons don't like it's being kicked in the face. Have you tried kicking its face?
whack it with something?
but I'd still suggest brutalising it a bit first, show it who is the boss in this situation. You might end up in a Stop The Pigeon situation.
And put some Barry White on. Following your night of passion, thousand of years down the line, the two species - human and pigeon - will have forgotten their petty differences.
grab it and let it go outside.
I know it will be scary and all that but it wont hurt you.
and roast it
it's really still, that's what's so scary... Anyone live in London? Want to come and sort it out for me?
This is the third time this has happened. I can just about deal with the myriad spiders and moths in this flat but up with this I will not put!
trap it with a saucepan or a bucket or something, like you'd trap a spider with a glass? Pigeons seem quite thick, it might work.
when having a boyfriend would come in handy
Oh and leave some food on the window sill outside of the window too.
go outside and do your best pigion coo! make sure you sound like the sexyest male/female pigion you can to make it perk up and come outside...
You might have to sex the pigion first...
The ridiculouslness of the situation is that I won't eat for all day tomorrow because I'll be too scared to go into the kitchen until my flatmate comes home from glastonbury and deals with the situation. Man is that gonna be one hell of a comedown.
"First, and most importantly, is that you have to be high (yes, like on drugs. Remember, I said Booger was quite a colorful man). Next, you sprinkle crushed chips or animal crackers around your feet. Be sure to save some for yourself for later. Lastly, stand really, really still, and, when the bird isn't looking, you grab him. According to Booger, it works every time."
This is all really, really good advice guys, but the fact of the matter is I
can't follow any of it because when I go in the room I am reduced to a quivering wreck. The worst thing is, the pigeon knows it has the upper hand. It's totally taking the piss.
aren't great for grabbing things. Could happy slap it though.
your drink though
out the window.Just throw bits of balled up bread from the door to the window,or whatever.
Also,rice makes birds stomachs explode...
They have big nets for catching things.
Unless of course you have a big net handy?
Put the sound of your computer loud enough
Click on that link :
Pigeon should fly away fast.
No need to thank me.
it may require a bit of patience but you don't seem capable of doing anything else. *safety wink*
but the plot thickens. I received a text from people asking if they can crash at mine after a gig. I think they are the kind of people that can cope with pigeons. (I.e. male. and not crap.)
in drunken kitchen escapade"