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I'm being stalked by Pigeons. Help me!

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posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 04:35 AM
I'd just like to start by saying i'm not experiencing any symptoms of
schizophrenia or phychosis. I would like to consider myself a fairly rational,
sceptical human being. I have no idea what forum to put this in, it isn't a rant.

Anyway, groups of pigeons, usually 3 or 4, will sit staring into my window,
not randomly around my room, but directly at me. There is another
person's room about 4 feet from my window, but they only sit near mine.
They repeatedly fly at my windows and i'm getting jumpy at all
the *bangs* on my window from 'bird strike', and tired of washing
off that dusty winged imprint they leave behind. The other day I was
sitting at my desk and a pigeon flew up to the open window,
and while fluttering tried it's best to work it's way under the bars
and get into my room. When I chase them off they come back within 30 to 45 minutes.
It doesn't happen every day, but every few, and they can do it for consecutive days.
(While walking through town I was followed a whole suburban block by a pigeon walking
behind me, though I don't think that's related.)

I've had third pary confirmation from people who've seen them watching me too,
so I know this isn't in my head. I'm quite prepared for the ridicule i'm going
to get for this, but can anyone offer any explanation or insight into bird behaviour
that would help me understand this? Is it my scent or a scent in my room that could
be attracting them? (I'm a cat owner , and they've tried to get in my room while she
was sleeping on my bed beneath the window, I would think her scent would scare them off.)
Is it a colour in my room? It's happened on both rainy and sunny days, so I know they're
not trying to escape from any weather conditions, and there are eaves around my house
so I don't think they're just choosing a bad place to nest.

Please help, it's starting to freak me out and make me uncomfortable around pigeons,
I don't like being stared at. Oh, and I thought of taking multiple pictures on different
days, so people would see the change in weather patterns and amount and positioning
of birds so i'd have some proof, but I only have my camera phone and the lighting
makes the pictures from my room look like over-exposed glare. Any suggestions on that?

posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 04:40 AM
Ever thought that maybe its something to do with the the reflection?

Many birds fly into windows because they see a reflection on it. To them it looks like the sky, they cannot work out it is just a piece of glass reflecting the outside scenery on to it.

posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 04:44 AM
Thank you for your response, but it's not that. They look directly at me
through an open window. And they're not 'flying into' my window.
They fly at my window from a perched position a few feet away.
This isn't an accident, it's very very intentional
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posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 04:45 AM
We all want someone to notice us. You notice them so they come back. Try to ignore the birds or as an alternative purchase a BB gun or feed them and let them in. The cat may find it entertaining.


posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 04:48 AM
reply to post by DelegateZero88

pigeons against window, i had sometimes in my life. when the pigeons look into your room, do they see another window on the other side of your place ? because sometimes they see light from another window and think they can fly through the room and fly out on the other end.

posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 04:49 AM
Are they following you outside of your home? Do they stalk you at work, restaurants, etc.,?

Did a quick search, here's a blog about some dude being stalked by a pigeon ... it actually followed him home from the supermarket one day and continues to follow him as he goes about his day

posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 04:52 AM
Nope, my room's mostly black, nothing shiny in here.

posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 04:57 AM
reply to post by DelegateZero88

Find a toy rubber snake and hang it outside of the window. May work, may not. These pigeons seem domesticated as in very few predators. They may not even know what a snake is. Still, can't hurt. What you didn't like my first suggestion? LOL OK can you buy some fireworks. Few little ones and they will fly away.


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posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 05:03 AM
Hanging something like an old CD/DVD on a string, or a small group of little mirrors/wind chimes etc, can help to dissuade birds from flying into windows.

Either that, or stop teasing them with those sunflower and mill sandwiches you don't stop eating!

posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 05:05 AM
lol, no, i'm not going to start shooting birds, and I wouldn't want
to give them a heart attack with fireworks, I could just chase them
off by clapping , but I want to work out why they're doing this.
Who are they working for! (joke)

posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 05:08 AM
reply to post by DelegateZero88

are you religious or do you think about religious things more ? because the pigeon is a symbol for the holy spirit.

posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 05:09 AM
Thanks for making me more paranoid, besides the pigeon that followed
me around town, I don't know, i've never really paid attention to that,
but I will from now.

posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 05:19 AM
reply to post by icepack

No, i'm actually an atheist. Are you suggesting God is trying to convert me
by sending pigeons? I didn't think of that, but I have no way of proving or disproving
that. Why would he or she try and convert me by making me clean my windows more?
I thought it was doves that were a symbol of the holy spirit. Thank you for your response,
I hope I didn't cause any offense.
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posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 05:28 AM
Oh dear, you know what you may have. you may have come across CEPP. As in you have come to the attention of ........CEPP. A Coven of Evil Possessed Pigeons. Oh my!

Don't panic. Get a big water gun, super soaker size. Fill it with water, bless the water, yes we can all bless water and fire away. Ordinary pigeons will just fly away. CEPP will be screaming and smoking as they leave. That would be the holy water!


posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 05:29 AM
reply to post by DelegateZero88

Atheists often know more of religion that the pious.


posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 05:31 AM
reply to post by DelegateZero88

oh, didn't know there were 2kind of these birds. it is like golden retreiver and labrador, i guess. do they curr ? maybe it sounds crazy, but i think, it is a "hint" for you to find a life partner, to have a loving relationship.

posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 05:48 AM
Try putting masking tape on the glass window in the form of an x . And all windows they can friend has a pet pigeon. It showed up at her house one day, and it has never left. His name is Bob. ......are you new to this office? Maybe the person who was there before you fed them ...and maybe they are hungry. Any storms lately in your area to knock out food for them? Maybe they are just asking for some food....?

posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 05:54 AM

Originally posted by DelegateZero88

Please help, it's starting to freak me out and make me uncomfortable around pigeons...

Laugh out loud.... just laugh out loud....


posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 05:59 AM
reply to post by DelegateZero88

You should read Patrick Susskind's The Pigeon...

The Pigeon (German: Die Taube) is a novella by Patrick Süskind about the fictional character Jonathan Noel, a solitary Parisian bank security guard who undergoes an existential crisis when a pigeon roosts in front of his one-room apartment's door, prohibiting him entrance to his private sanctuary. The story takes place in the span of one day, and follows how this seemingly insignificant event compounds to threaten Noel's sanity. The titular pigeon is a symbol for disorder intruding on the protagonist's meticulously organized existence.

Beware the slippery slope.

posted on Nov, 12 2012 @ 06:02 AM
A bucket of soapy water should scare them off for a while.

I actually once had a strange coincidence involving a couple of pidgeons. I was driving back from a friends house a few years back after a long game of poker (it was now morning) and a pidgeon flew right into the windscreen of my car (it had never happened before), now the strange thing was that I went round that same friends house that night to play some more poker, and then when I left his house early the next morning, the exact thing happened again within about 100 metres of it happening the day before. This has never happened again since in any area and I was hardly driving through St Mark's square in Venice at the time so this wasn't a completely pidgeon infested area.

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