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What does it mean when a bird keeps tapping on the window trying to get in?

  1. profile image46
    iloloaposted 7 years ago

    What does it mean when a bird keeps tapping on the window trying to get in?

    This is a wild bird, not a pet. It is brown with a thin beak and the size of a blackbird.

  2. b4u2 profile image60
    b4u2posted 7 years ago

    tHEY ARE WANTING TO TELL YOU OF SOMEONE WHO DIED RECENTLY,NOT ALAWAYS A BAD THING, IT'S ALL ON HOW YOU SEE THINGS.iT'S NOT ALWAYS THAT EITHER,SOMETIMES THEY WANT TO TELL U SOMETHING HOLY WANTS TO ANSWER A QUESTION U ASK SILENTY IN YOUR SPIRIT.tHE MESSAGE IS PRBOBALY THAT U HAVE BEEN FORGIVE U HAVEN'T 4-GIVEN YOURSELF~dON'T BE ALARMED U CAN TELL HIM/THEM TO STOP.oR DID U FEED THEM LATELY? THIS IS ONE OF THE WAYS I GET MESSAGES.I GET THEM OTHER WAYS TOO.I HAVE GOTTEN USE TO IT. IT'S MY NORMAL NOW. YOU HAVE WHATEVER I HAVE,GO WITH IT OR DON'T.My name is Nancy~I hoped i helped in some small way.I'm not here to scare you,i just felt you needed an answer...

    1. profile image52
      Dutt-120posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      My mother also has a bird knocking on the door and window! But it is the Indiana state bird! The Red Bird! So Nancy do you have any thoughts on why and also a yard full of crows!???

  3. WannaB Writer profile image92
    WannaB Writerposted 7 years ago

    WE have a courting pair tapping on our windows every day. One also taps in the car mirror outside. I think they may be trying to connect with the bird reflection they see.

  4. Alastar Packer profile image82
    Alastar Packerposted 7 years ago

    I had a mocking bird once that after it ate some crumbs I left out, would began waiting fo r me to leave the house. It would be in the strangest places like on the eave of the roof looking down or sometimes on the top step looking in to the house. The most amazing thing that happened though was while going to my car one time it flew off a low hanging branch near the auto and began circling very closely around my head like a hummingbird. There's more to these creatures than many think.

  5. clark farley profile image78
    clark farleyposted 6 years ago

    hate to say it, but I got to go with b4u2 on this one, death related for sure.
    Our family tradition said that if a bird got into the house, there would be a death in the very near future (to someone close to the family, or in the family)*

    *aren't these family tales comforting?

  6. patbess profile image58
    patbessposted 6 years ago

    For the death thing, I think it has to be a specific black bird like a crow no?

    We have the same problem, everyday at 6 o'clock, this tiny little red bird knocks on our window making our dog bark...very nice....I am a vegetarian since i was young and can't remember ever killing an animal but I am very tempted on Sunday mornings...:-)

    I honestly think they see some reflection on the window ...not sure.. would love to hear how anybody who has solved this problem WITHOUT harming these little creatures.

  7. Heather1956 profile image58
    Heather1956posted 6 years ago

    maybe he/she is homeless & is hungry or may b likes what ur eating. May b he wants 2 make u his pet.

  8. Edward J. Palumbo profile image84
    Edward J. Palumboposted 4 years ago

    Normally, this behavior is a response to the reflection in the window or mirror.

  9. lostohanababy profile image57
    lostohanababyposted 4 years ago

    TouTube..has a few videos, showing birds 'tapping nad trying to get into the house'.  Interesting to watch how persistent they can be about tyring to come inside.  I'm not sure if there is a legend or myth behind what they are doing.  It could mean its mating season, and they want food or shelter or protection.  To different people the meanings can vary!

  10. Oztinato profile image71
    Oztinatoposted 3 years ago

    It means the bird wants to get in!
    You must be a good person to have an animal do this.
    I would be feeding it and encouraging it as much as possible.

  11. Medusa13 profile image84
    Medusa13posted 3 years ago

    It simply sees its reflection in the window and is threatened by it. Is there a nest nearby? This happened to me at work outside my classroom. The bird had a nest in the tree outside the window. The bird was simply protecting its nest and eggs from what it thought was another bird hovering near its home.

  12. sms906 profile image61
    sms906posted 20 months ago

    When I lived with my grandmother years ago, we had a bird (a robin, I think) that kept running into our window, off and on all day long, 'thump, thump, thump...' was what we heard. At that time, we had two babies that were due to be born in a week or two. This bird kept this up everyday, off and on, and didn't stop until the day the first baby was born. Then, we never heard it again. But blackbirds are supposed to be a sign of impending doom/bad luck, or death. Buzzards are also a sign of death, in my experience.

  13. Mohaimenul profile image74
    Mohaimenulposted 10 months ago

    First up, there's no way to identify whether it's the same bird or not. However, let's consider that it's the same bird. So, there must be something it wants to indicate.  I mean a presence or danger. If it's not the same bird, then there must be bird stuck in your house. XD. Or else why would a bird do so?

  14. Jhun Dave de Leon profile image60
    Jhun Dave de Leonposted 10 months ago

    Birds flying into windows (house or car) are also supposed to bring news of death. Birds looking in the windows or tapping at windows can mean a death is coming. It can also mean that the bird is simply seeing its reflection in the window and interacting with the bird it sees. it could also be the bird is just trying to pass through but because they can't see glass they tried to pass the window again and again.

  15. M Mehmood profile image60
    M Mehmoodposted 7 months ago

    It means to show his/her love  or emotional attrection to some one else...may be his/her fallow bird or things to eat.. or a search of place to hatching eggs

  16. profile image58
    Victor Cetewayo Pposted 6 months ago

    I would imagine that something wow passionate is trying to enter into your life but I'm open to other answers.

 
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