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Old 05-31-2019, 11:19 AM
 
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Twice, maybe several times by geese.

The other time was a pigeon who latched on and wouldn't let go. I had to have someone pull it off of me. So gross.
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Old 05-31-2019, 02:06 PM
 
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There's a section of the Texas Tech campus - a beautiful wooded grassy patch - that's inhabited by Mississippi Kites during nesting season, and they will dive bomb you and bite you in the face.

The campus puts little markers out, about the size of index cards, warning you not to cross this area. But who sees THAT?

I was in a hotel across from that little patch of trees, and found it quite entertaining to watch students cut through there, and run out waving their hands over their heads.
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Old 05-31-2019, 02:44 PM
 
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So has anyone else been hit in the head by a bird?
It happened to Elaine on Seinfeld.
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Old 05-31-2019, 03:09 PM
 
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I was in a hotel across from that little patch of trees, and found it quite entertaining to watch students cut through there, and run out waving their hands over their heads.
I'll bet! Sorry, no sympathy I guess.
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Old 05-31-2019, 03:12 PM
 
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We used to have a bunch of cats show up at our shop every night so we could feed them, and during birding season, birds would sit up on power wires above the cats and occasionally swoop down and dive bomb them. I started using a BB gun to zap them so the cats could eat in peace, and after a few shots the birds would fly away for a while.

The poor cats were doing nothing wrong, but the birds were literally trying to fly down and attack them. After the season passed, you would never see that happen again until the next season.
Sorry the birds couldn't interview those particular cats to see if they had bad intentions before bombing them. Why not feed the cats somewhere with a roof? I am certain (and so were the birds) that even those cats would have gone for their chicks given half a chance. Birds don't discriminate...cats are predators.
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Old 05-31-2019, 03:16 PM
 
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No, but I've been bird craped on
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Old 05-31-2019, 04:55 PM
 
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We had a patient model at one of our professional conferences.
He was riding his Harley, when something hit him in his R eye. It was a bird. Next thing he remembers, he woke up a trilateral amputee.
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Old 05-31-2019, 06:10 PM
 
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I was laying on the deck for a quick nap, and heard that ungraceful noise of a morning dove flapping. Closer and closer and just as I was thinking "what the????" the damn thing landed on my chest! I jumped, it jumped. I didn't get my nap.

Many years ago, I got pooped on as I left the house for work. Dead center of my head. Had to go back in to wash my hair. Gross.
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Old 06-01-2019, 07:00 AM
 
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One Sunday when I was a very little girl we sat behand a woman in church with a lovely hat on and on that hat was a big plop of bird doo-doo. By the end of the service my mom and I were nearly in hysterics.
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Old 06-01-2019, 09:38 AM
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We lived in a neighborhood where the neighbor's cat would be out and about. One day as I was leaving the house I saw one or two birds, can't remember exactly, dive bomb the cat. There was a large drainage ditch (without water) next to us and he went in there and got real low till the threat was over. Well, cat meet bird, what could he expect?
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