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Thread: Newbie....Does a black liner attract Canada Geese?

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    Newbie....Does a black liner attract Canada Geese?

    Hi All, thank you for the add, just a question we are in the process of installing and in ground vinyl pool 16x28 and I wanted a black liner but someone told my husband that it will attract Canadian Geese..Is this true? I live in Toronto, Canada Any input would be greatly appreciated

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    Re: Newbie....Does a black liner attract Canada Geese?

    I googled this and apparently these Geese are attracted to any pool, and golf courses, and any place they can make a nest. The various citations don't specify dark pools specifically either.

    There are tricks to try to deter them.

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    Re: Newbie....Does a black liner attract Canada Geese?

    Welcome to TFP!

    Yes, it is the water that attracts them. And once they like hanging out in your pool they will stick around like a bad neighbor! Scarecrows, alligators, sprinklers, dogs, screaming people are all good deterrents. Usually, after you chase them off enough times they will find somewhere else for their pool parties.
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