How Does a Flying Hawk Bird Scarer Work?

Keeping nuisance birds away from important property is seldom as easy as we’d like, whether the property we need to protect is a boat, a home, or even crops. There are many solutions, but not all of them are viable for every space, especially when you consider the potential environmental impact of some bird-scaring methods. That’s why our flying hawk bird scarer offers such an excellent option: its small footprint, long-term durability, and low impact all make it an excellent choice.

From putting up one scarer to deploying multiple units over a larger area, this tool effectively keeps many types of nuisance birds away, especially when you suspend the scarer in a way that allows the movement of the air to affect the unit. Why does this simple item that’s so easy to assemble have such a major effect on birds both on the ground and in the air? To answer that, we’ll need to take a quick look at two important elements of bird biology.

Many Types of Birds Have a Sensitive Fear Response

Birds have many predators both on the ground and in the air. As a result, they have developed a very strong fear response over time. When you can take flight and escape a dangerous situation, it benefits you to be overly cautious, which means bird instincts towards escape from threats are very strong. Although it is not strictly true that baby birds can be “scared to death,” the stress reaction of a prolonged fear response can indeed overwhelm their developing systems. Birds can instinctually recognise such threats, such as the shape of a hawk.

Birds Have Keen Eyesight

Birds need to see much farther and with better accuracy than humans do. By some measurements, birds can see up to three times as far as humans. As a result, birds can spot potential food sources from far away, but they can spot threats, too. This eyesight, combined with a natural fear instinct, makes a hovering bird deterrent very useful.

How the Hawk Scarer Uses Biology Against Nuisance Birds

The unique nature of our flying hawk bird scarer is what makes it so effective. Mounted on a pole or suspended by an invisible fishing line, the scarer moves with the wind to mimic the profile of a hawk in flight. For birds flying above and heading to your area, this will register quickly as a potential threat — even from a great distance. Birds will steer clear of entering an area where they perceive such a threat. Since birds can habituate to objects that remain in the same place for a long time, you can refresh the fear response by occasionally repositioning your deterrents.

Protect Your Property Effectively Today

When it is so easy to replicate the realistic movement of a hawk in flight and to use that appearance to scare away nuisance birds, why not experiment with it on your property? From protecting your house from damage caused by roosting or droppings, to keeping birds away from precious crops close to harvest time, the applications are as diverse as the birds it frightens. With quality and effectiveness guarantee, today is the best time to start learning more about how to add a flying hawk bird scarer to your property.

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