Tag Archive: laser bird control (13)

Lasers for Bird Management: New Study Shows 98% Effectiveness

April 7, 2021
Handheld and autonomic lasers have long been popular methods of bird management; a new study from Wageningen University shows just how effective they are. Waterfowl and other pest birds can threaten crops, endanger livestock with diseases such as avian flu, and cause damage to facilities. Lasers have long been used... Read More

New Study Shows the Effectiveness of Lasers for Bird Management

April 7, 2021
Handheld and autonomic lasers have long been popular methods of bird management; a new study from Wageningen University shows just how effective they are. Waterfowl and other pest birds can threaten crops, endanger livestock with diseases such as avian flu, and cause damage to facilities. Lasers have long been used... Read More

How Birds Impact the Dairy Industry

December 15, 2020
For better and for worse, birds are an important part of agriculture. They eat many insect pests, provide rodent control, and even pollinate some flowers. They also cause a lot of damage by consuming crops and feed and spreading diseases to livestock. For farmers, the risks of certain bird populations... Read More

The Impact of Birds on the Dairy Industry

December 15, 2020
For better and for worse, birds are an important part of agriculture. They eat many insect pests, provide rodent control, and even pollinate some flowers. They also cause a lot of damage by consuming crops and feed and spreading diseases to livestock. For farmers, the risks of certain bird populations... Read More

From Scarecrows to Lasers: Keeping Birds from Destroying Crops

July 8, 2020
The scarecrow has a long and colorful resume that goes back 3,000 years and includes stints in both agricultural support and seasonal décor. Traditionally associated with garden-casual attire like floppy hats and straw hair, the modern version takes many creative forms. At a historic farm in rural Pennsylvania recently, the... Read More

Say No to Scarecrows: Keep Birds from Destroying Crops

July 8, 2020
The scarecrow has a long and colorful resume that goes back 3,000 years and includes stints in both agricultural support and seasonal décor. Traditionally associated with garden-casual attire like floppy hats and straw hair, the modern version takes many creative forms. At a historic farm in rural Pennsylvania recently, the... Read More

Your Bird Issues Are More Costly Than You Think

February 28, 2020
Last year, it was critical that a bridge in Canada lighten its load as the weight equivalent of 356 medium-size vehicles could have compromised the structure of the Sid Buckwold Bridge. The cause was 1,3 million pounds of bird droppings – the result of a nuisance pigeon problem that had... Read More

The High Cost of Ignoring Your Bird Issues

February 28, 2020
Last year, it was critical that a bridge in Canada lighten its load as the weight equivalent of 356 medium-size vehicles could have compromised the structure of the Sid Buckwold Bridge. The cause was 1,365,609 lbs. of bird droppings – the result of a nuisance pigeon problem that had gone... Read More

How to Manage Protected Birds without Violating the Law

February 15, 2020
All native birds in North America are protected by an international law called the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 and subsequent amendments. Birds migrate and don’t bother with state or national borders. In order to make sure that birds that regularly visit multiple countries are protected, there are other... Read More

Protect Yourself from Protected Birds: Follow the Laws

February 15, 2020
All native birds in North America are protected by an international law called the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 and subsequent amendments. Birds migrate and don’t bother with state or national borders. In order to make sure that birds that regularly visit multiple countries are protected, there are other... Read More