Tired of driving around in a car covered in a crusty topping of bird poo, I took the advice from another neighbor and bought a plastic owl from my nursery, thinking to put it in Nancy's tree. I didn't have time to do it right away, however, and so I temporarily stuck it on top of the rain tank shown in this photo:
Miracle of miracles, the poo ceased raining from the
Last night I finally got around to asking Nancy if I could put the owl in the pecan tree. She agreed, though she was skeptical (as was I, still, a little bit). I put the owl in the crotch of the tree and secured it using an old bicycle tube. It might not be the ideal spot in the tree, but I was afraid to climb any higher on the ladder:
This morning I peeked out my window and saw a clean car.
Maybe it works? I'll keep you posted.