So, I've read lots of posts where people are trying to scare birds away from their pools using fake owls and snakes, etc.
In my case, the in-ground, attached spa is like the water cooler at work. The lowest part of the spa (where water flows over into the pool), is where the birds hang out, drink and poop. And, of course, since it is a popular place, they poop all around the spa, too. In this 110+ degree weather, it bakes on the decking and can remove paint when removed.
Has anyone tried handcrafting a bridge that would span the tallest parts of the spa? This would allow water to still pass under the bridge, but the bridge would be too high for a bird to sit on and drink (would be the same height as the rest of the decking around the pool).
It would be easy to build using wood and would not be making any contact with the water. But, if it were to ever rain, I'm wondering if it would allow sap or some other unwanted thing to get into the pool(?). Plastic may also work, I'm just not sure how I'd make one from plastic.
I can whip together a drawing if this is not making sense to anyone.
If anyone has already made such a contraption, I'd love to see your pics and know what you made it out of.