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Show Of Hands April 20th, 2016 7:40pm

Have you ever had a bird fly into a window on your house?

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LaReine Communist Lesbian
04/23/16 4:31 pm

Yeah, my own! She hasn't done it in a while, thankfully

CMWF5 Georgia
04/22/16 12:21 pm

I dated a guy who had a bird fly into his window over and over again. Probably a dozen times in a row. The same window, around the same time of day. There were streaks all over the kitchen window from the birds beak. It did this for a couple weeks. Surely it killed itself doing this. It would hit the window really hard.

wetheslaves Live each moment fully
04/21/16 9:41 pm

Way too often. Sometimes I find the dead birds in the garden below the Windows

PresWK Minnesota
04/21/16 8:35 pm

Yes, one time a pigeon flew into our sliding glass door while we were eating dinner and then a hawk came in and picked up the stunned bird

mfjd1948 rural johnson co iowa
04/21/16 5:16 pm

The basement window. This bird would crash into it for 30 minutes each morning until I put a sheet of paper on the inside of the window.

ladyniner81 no hope for humanity
04/21/16 11:17 am

It happens in my bedroom window. I am awakened by this bird flying into my window. Every day.

wetheslaves Live each moment fully
04/21/16 9:43 pm

Sucker for punishment or knocked stupid?

lcamino Florida and Georgia
04/21/16 9:28 am

Yes, one time I put the bird in a box, and drove it to the vet. It was just stunned, and started flying around the room.

kywrite augusta, ga
04/21/16 8:50 am

We've rescued them from cats more than once.

04/21/16 6:55 am

How do so many people say no, it happens to my house every other day it seems

USNavyVet Sonar Man STG2
04/21/16 5:53 am

No we have window screens😱

17millionTwats Leeds, UK
04/21/16 12:09 am

Yeah a little blue tit flew into the window and broke its neck

JulieB The Lake House
04/20/16 11:36 pm

Happens all the time. My cat must think God is dropping snacks from the sky.

04/20/16 11:25 pm

Every single day. More than once. We have plenty of bird feeders though so that increases the possibilities.

kelsey498 Colorado
04/20/16 11:06 pm

Our entry way has two huge windows on the second story and birds frequently fly into it. It's pretty loud but thankfully we have yet to find a dead bird outside.

04/20/16 9:13 pm

Always in the morning before I want to get up

04/20/16 8:27 pm

Two years ago, a grackle hit my family room window hard. I looked out onto the deck and saw it in the snow looking up. Just then a hawk dropped onto it, took it to the corner of my backyard, stomped it several times, then flew away with it. I'm guessing the hawk had chased the grackle into the window to begin with.

suppressedID That is my secret Cap
04/20/16 8:15 pm

It's a surprisingly high cause of death in birds.

chickencookie It really is
04/20/16 7:44 pm

No but I would be scared if it happened. We do have a screened gazebo and at one point birds were getting in. They made a mess of the screens even with the door open and me trying to chase them out.

susanr Colorado
04/20/16 7:36 pm

Yes. And into the house through the chimney, and into the house through the open front door. (Both of the latter times involved multiple cats.)

04/20/16 7:30 pm

I heard growing up that it meant someone you know was gonna die.

04/20/16 6:56 pm

Yep. And most of them die.

dudley northern Virginia woods
04/20/16 6:52 pm

Dumb little chickadee. It bounced back unto the railing and a few seconds later flew off. I've had birds fly into the house and garage. We have a contest with cats to see who who catch it first and set it free (so they say, but I don't believe them).

PocketNotebook Libertarians Unite
04/20/16 6:51 pm

Yes, once when I was little. It stayed alive for 17 whole seconds until my cat got it and ate it. Birds dont come near my family's home anymore. Or at least, they didn't until I went to college and took my cats with me!

MediaBlackout Carry on, Carry on.
04/20/16 6:40 pm

My family called me a dumbass as I buried it in the backyard, lol.

Kneske College Station, TX
04/20/16 6:38 pm

Yes. Always seems to be a Cardinal. I feel like that's some EPA violation for that and I'm going to be arrested.

centexken Republic of Texas
04/20/16 10:59 pm

Liberals will be banning windows next. It's for the birds! You do care about birds right? Birds lives matter!

garrettr Alabama
04/20/16 6:36 pm

No but in our old house they used to come down the chimney. A very unpleasant surprise to hear a loud noise and walk downstairs and a bird be in your house.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
04/20/16 6:32 pm

Several times a year, at least. It almost never ends well for the bird. Luckily our resident herd of crows are all too smart to do something that dumb - I'm pretty sure they are big enough to make it through the glass, and neither they or I want that.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
04/20/16 5:59 pm

I said yes, but technically, it was my dorm room window. I'm terrified of birds, so it was not pleasant!

Gunfighter06 Iowa, since 1846
04/20/16 5:48 pm

Not my house and not a bird, but I once had a bat fly into a cabin that I was occupying. He/she got stuck between two cot frames and flapped around for a while before he/she found his/her way out. It was at night, so I didn't worry about rabies.

Kay41 the Midwest
04/20/16 5:45 pm

Yes, this happens a few times a year. It startles me every time.

JackTorS Clap you stupid bastards
04/20/16 5:38 pm

Funny you should mention this. I was awakened one morning last week to a banging on the back door. Turns out it was a Robin trying to fight with his reflection in the window. Kept doing it for days. Finally had to tape cardboard to the window outside to stop him from seeing himself.

shygal47 Florida east coast
04/20/16 7:29 pm

I had that happen with a bird too! My house at the time was in the woods on a dirt road and I don't know if the bird saw light, or sky, or itself. The cat would sit and watch this bird for 20-30 minutes .. never swatted at the glass. Strange!

JackTorS Clap you stupid bastards
04/20/16 7:36 pm

I guess this Robin made a claim to my back yard and saw his reflection as a challenger to his territory. I just wanted him to stop waking me up!

orgblu10 Shamerica
04/20/16 5:38 pm

No, but my parents had an enclosed backyard patio that a sparrow flew into. He was frantically flying around looking for the way out, and their little dog was going nuts chasing him. Eventually the bird got out before the dog died of exhaustion.

NYG44 Upstate NY
04/20/16 11:19 pm

The dog literally died?

orgblu10 Shamerica
04/21/16 12:03 am

Lol no, the bird finally went out. The dog would have chased him forever. His instincts took over.

04/20/16 5:33 pm

All the time. You hear a huge bang into the glass and you're like these birds, man. So confused.

goldz oh this world
04/20/16 5:32 pm

No, but a bird once flew into my school. That was fun....

SouthernLaw Old North State
04/20/16 5:38 pm

Lol I'm sure the girls were practically crying.

goldz oh this world
04/20/16 5:39 pm

I actually go to an all girls private school. Most of us were screaming and running away, but of course plenty of girls threw stuff at it to try to get it out.