Bird smashing into window over and over HELP

This has been a week or more if I close curtains moves to different window but continues hitting it!!It's a robin it has to be beaten up my windows are a mess but I feel helpless for the bird.HELP.....
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  • I had that happen in my bedroom BUT I also have floor to ceiling mirrored wardrobe doors, which reflected the outside and the poor bird was probably old and confused. I wanted the windows open so (get this . . . ), I hung old sheets over my mirrors with . . . You guessed it . . . Good old fashioned duct tape!

    Since your bird moves windows, I am not sure? Are your windows really clean and possibly give off a mirror image or something? I feel bad for the poor birdie too.

    My girlfriend has an old hawk in her neighborhood and they call him Mr. Magoo, as he is always flying into things then barely landing. Luckily where she lives their county wildlife people come out asap and assess the situation. The hawk is just old. He is funny to watch as his aim is way off. At least all the bunnies are safe in her neighborhood.

    Hopefully some wonderful Hometalker will have a good answer, as now I am curious too.
  • Dbl22302777 Dbl22302777 on Apr 19, 2017
    We are going through the same scenario. We have 2 Cardinals,one male and one female flying at the house windows. You chase them away from one and they go to another. 2 dining room, 1 kitchen, 1 small Family room,and the Patio door. My wife took small narrow ribbon that you wrap presents with curl it and tape it to the window outside so the wind can keep it moving. Seems to be working1
  • Diana Deiley Diana Deiley on Apr 19, 2017
    Apply black bird decals on your window. A friend on mine had to do that because doves kept flying into her window. It seemed to solve her problem. Best of luck.
  • Bklynbetts65 Bklynbetts65 on Apr 19, 2017
    Several reasons for birds flying into windows: they get startled and are trying to fly away; they see their own reflection and with all those spring hormones, they go after a rival; or, since birds don't seem to see glass, they are trying to fly through to the reflections of trees or maybe even your houseplants. I just Googled and found lots of sites and suggestions - maybe they will help.
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Apr 19, 2017
    It is just there own reflection,or they are protected a nest.
  • William William on Apr 19, 2017
    Robins, cardinals, and blue jays are territorial. They see their reflection and see another bird evading their territory. Hang something decorarive in the windows that will ward them off. Suncatchers, mini wreaths, stickers, etc.
  • Dkl15762623 Dkl15762623 on Apr 20, 2017
    I took a couple of large feathers, attached them to monofilament fishing line on one end, put 2 ball bearing swivels between the feather and loose end and taped it to the outside frame of the window or an awning and no bird strikes. The feather moves in the slightest breeze and the swivels keep the line from twisting.
  • Richard Milton Richard Milton on Apr 20, 2017
    Get a fake owl, they are afraid of them.
  • Sam Sam on Apr 22, 2017
    I use reusable decals in my windows to prevent the birds from banging into the glass. It works, they're inexpensive (at the local Dollar Tree), and you can change them out seasonally
  • Inetia Inetia on Apr 23, 2017
    Is the bird seeing light from another window and thinking it can pass through? I would put a white sheer curtain over the window and see it that deters him.
  • Pennie1958 Pennie1958 on Apr 25, 2017
    decals work use them ty

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