The sign "bird hit the window." What is it for?
Since ancient times, birds of different nationalitiesare associated with mystical rites and are used for all sorts of fortune-telling and spells. It is believed that the bird is a symbol of the human soul. This belief exists in our time.
There are various folk beliefs about birds - both good and bad. Many of them have a scientific justification.
Tit, which is considered almost legendary,is the heroine of different beliefs. There is a related sign - "the bird hit the window, knocks on the glass." It is commonly believed that this is a bad sign, which means that there will be unhappiness, sometimes even death. According to other versions, if the bird crashed into the window, it is a good sign, and this is due to the fact that the titmouse is considered a representative of light power and a close relative of the famous Blue Bird, a symbol of happiness.
However, if we analyze the behavior of birds andthink about why they are fighting in the glass, it turns out that to believe it has nothing to do. This is not a sign - "the bird hit the window." Weather, predators and lack of food are the causes that affect the behavior of birds. In the winter or autumn, the titmouse knocks on the glass - it means that it attracts food and light in a warm house. The bird is not going to click the trouble, it is just very hungry and wants to eat.
Feathered, unlike mammals, see the worlddifferently. You can guess that they, seeing their reflection in the glass, think that they are flying another individual. Birds who spend their lives during the day have eyes at the sides of the head, which gives them the opportunity to see more and help them escape from the enemy more successfully. But this advantage is given to them due to the fact that they have a smaller depth of perception, and explains the moment when they take their reflection in the window for another bird.
In addition, the perception of color in birds is also peculiar. They can not distinguish colors and their intensity in the same way as a person, in this connection they confuse real things and reflection.
The sign "bird hit the window" most oftenis manifested in the spring season. This is due to the fact that the first month of spring is the first part of the mating season. During this period males are fighting for influence in their territory. Therefore, when they see their reflection in the glass, they think that these are their competitors, and they try to attack them. In spring, migratory birds migrate, they fly to the north and prepare for the conclusion of the chicks. At this time, birds often fall into the windows.
What should be done to prevent such cases from occurring?Happened? Experts say that this is a difficult question. Artificial owls, rubber snakes and other frightening objects can not help in solving the problem. Curtains curtains curtains and curtains also does not solve the problem, since the birds are still reflected in the glass.
In order for the sign ("the bird hit the window")did not frighten, you can cut figurines of winged of paper and paste them on the glass. The birds from the windows are well repelled by the silhouettes of falcons and other predators on the glass.
You can close the windows from the outside, at least for a while. For example, very often birds attack in the morning and do not give to sleep, for this time and it is necessary to close the windows from the outside.