U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Arizona > Phoenix area
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for:  near: 
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 05-15-2012, 07:59 AM
 
Location: Sonoran Desert
17,441 posts, read 20,654,290 times
Reputation: 9115

Advertisements

Put a stuffed dog toy on a floating pool raft.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 05-15-2012, 08:11 AM
 
5,036 posts, read 5,030,062 times
Reputation: 6296
We have a pair who occasionally fly in. It's great to see them. They don't stay long and they never poo. Maybe our pair is more civilized than your pair. We have bird dropping around, too, everywhere. I don't know how to stop that either. Life goes on.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-15-2012, 09:44 AM
 
1,232 posts, read 1,446,914 times
Reputation: 629
I've had them. Very cute but their poo is huge. I have to point them out to my two dogs but that gets them out.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-15-2012, 09:52 AM
 
2,800 posts, read 445,443 times
Reputation: 727
Tony Soprano seemed to enjoy the ducks in his pool!....I'm just sayin'
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-15-2012, 01:25 PM
 
64 posts, read 119,879 times
Reputation: 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Captain Bill View Post
A couple of ducks visit our pool every day for a few minutes. We just watch them because they soon leave. They're never there more than 5-10 minutes. Doves also visit the pool every day, but they don't go in the water.

So don't worry about it. They can't make too much mess, and one day they'll be gone.

Yeah. I don't mind sharing the swimming pool with them. The problem is they poo a lot ...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-15-2012, 04:56 PM
 
Location: the AZ desert
5,039 posts, read 3,732,204 times
Reputation: 8077
We have a couple visiting our pool from time to time, too. We even had 4 Canadian geese for three or four days in a row, a couple of years ago. They made such a racket, but it was a blast to watch them frolic.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-15-2012, 10:00 PM
 
144 posts, read 158,618 times
Reputation: 81
Perhaps some plastic owls?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-16-2012, 12:33 AM
 
1,232 posts, read 1,446,914 times
Reputation: 629
I have a theory that birds laugh at those $30 plastic owls. Then they land on them and **** on their heads.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-16-2012, 08:44 AM
 
5,533 posts, read 2,747,778 times
Reputation: 4122
My neighbor has a koi pond, well, it's just a pond now. Right after he stalked it with thousands of dollars of fish an eagle came and had lunch. He watched one at a time as the large bird had a thousand dollar dinner. lol
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-16-2012, 12:34 PM
 
64 posts, read 119,879 times
Reputation: 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by bigDwiki View Post
Perhaps some plastic owls?
I did place a $20 plastic owl by the pool. The ducks just swimming next to it
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $84,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Arizona > Phoenix area
Similar Threads
View detailed profiles of:

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:20 PM.

2005-2014, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 - Top