When To Use Sound Deterrent For Bird Control

By Katy Gilligan
Updated August 18, 2016
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When To Use Sound Deterrent For Bird ControlWhen To Use Sound Deterrent For Bird Control:

There are many ways to practice safe and humane bird control. You can use decoys, sprays, nets, wires and spikes to make birds leave an area for good. Sometimes, these methods are not enough to make a specific bird problem go away. Sound deterrents are now being used for bird control, but sometimes they are not for every bird control situation. Some of the sound machines can be loud and annoying to the people who are subjected to it, and other times they are the only way to stop a bird problem. There are many options to using sound deterrent for bird control, and different methods and products that can be used as well. When used correctly, sound deterrent can be a highly effective way to get rid of any unwanted birds.

Ultrasonic Bird Repellers:

In highly populated areas, a sound deterrent can be an annoyance and obnoxious to anyone who has to hear it. The noises emitted from the sound machines can range anywhere from distress calls to predator sounds, and no one wants to be subjected to that when trying to work or live. However, there is a way to repeal birds with sounds in a highly populated area, or at your own house without disturbing everyone around the area. Ultrasonic bird repellers are discrete and use ultra sonic sound waves that are silent to humans. The sounds emitted from the Ultrasonic bird repellers are extremely disorienting and irritating to birds, ensuring that they will leave an area after the sound is heard and they will not return. The only downfall to this method is that these machines are extremely expensive. They can range anywhere between $100-$900. If you are in a large area where birds are becoming an increasingly irritating problem, you may be able to convince some people to pull their money together to buy a machine like this to make the birds go away for good. It could be a wise investment and a permanent solution to any bird problem.

Cheaper Alternatives:

There are much cheaper sound deterrents for birds that can work in other environments just as well as the Ultrasonic bird repellers, and they will not irritate the human inhabitants of the area. Places like farms, or anywhere where there are large acres of land that have bird problems can benefit from a $25-$40 sound deterrent. These machines will emit a noise that humans can hear, but it is suggested that they are put in the middle of a field or farm away from human inhabitants. The sound can be heard through much of the land, so birds will hear it an stay away from crops or anything else that they need to be kept away from, but the sound will be faint from far away where there are people living. It will not annoy or distract from day to day activities when put in the middle of the field or farm, and it will protect crops or anything else from any bird problem.

Many people try and avoid using a sound deterrent for bird control, but when used in the right environment with the proper equipment, sound deterrents can be a highly effective way of controlling any bird problem.





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