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Maggies Nesting In My Tree???

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by ian_baptiste, Apr 3, 2008.

  1. ian_baptiste

    ian_baptiste Engaging Member

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    i hope anyway!!!

    at a tree at the rear of our garden, there has been two maggies sat in it for the last two evening and mornings, and it looks like they are trying to "arrange" the branches to form a nest, i hope!!!!!!!!!!

    i want to shoot them, BUT am obviously afraid of what they neighbours might say or do!
    i was wondering, is it a good idea to try and "trap" one of them?

    if so, how!!??

    thanks
     
  2. Rockabilly

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    why trap one??
     
  3. Buzz

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    Wait till the neighbours go out and BLAST 'em. If you do it soon enough, you might get another pair to clobber.
     
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    I have two trying to build a nest in my tree for the last two days but they don't seem to be getting anyware
     
  5. Rockabilly

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    make sure they dont ..........shoot them;)
     
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    Get em at first light, unlikely your neighbours will be looking out the window then - if they are then they're very very sad!:D
     
  7. sharpshooterpete

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    Shoot them while you can! don't give them the pleasure of even trying to make a nest!
     
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    I'd shoot them as soon as possible, loads in my garden, they never nest there though, trying to get them is hard, they are clever birds, I hate them, they kill all the small birds in my garden :down:
     
  9. sharpshooterpete

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    had 3 in my garden yesterday, took one of them, they came back 5 minutes later and i had 'em both!. had another today sitting on top of my bird house. blue tits have been nesting there for the past 3 years. he soon knew what happens when you go near my bird house!
     
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    horrid things:mad:
     
  11. simply james

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    dont give a maggie a chance,do to it as it does to others kill it mate.
     
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    i sae a sheep with no eyes today, luckily it died so it didnt suffer but they took the eyes while it was still alive the bugers:mad:
     
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    That's OK as long as you know where the pellet will go if you miss!

    The problem with shooting animals in a garden is that they won't hang around whilst you erect a safe backstop ;)

    Tazz
     
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    You're right in what you say Tazz, but if you think there's a chance of missing then you shouldn't be shooting at it in the first place.
     
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    thts true buzz but you have to take missing the shot into consideration.

    obviously if you think you will miss you dont take the shot but things like windage and so on makes the shot harder
     
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    maggies are hard to trap mate

    this is what i would do get a get 3 eggs make a bit of a nest roud them
    on the floor and get ready for the b*****s to come out the tree and take them ...tell me if ti work or not lol:D:confused:
     
  17. andyhawkx3

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    This is l agree, the best time to take em out,:up: loads of old bill living in our street....not a good idea, during the day
     
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    Even the best shots can't always hit their target. There's no accounting for a flyer; a sudden wind; or the b*****s moving. :)


    Tazz
     
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    they always seem to duck, well its my excuse anyway:D
     
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    The egg in the nest idea, is even a better idea, because you will already have, a back stop in place.....by the way the ground nest, does work, l have used it in the past:up:
     

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