I was wondering if anyone could comment on the effectiveness of
motion-detecting owls, such as this:
Cheaper than the motion-detecting sprinklers, and no water supply
required. My guess is that animals eventually get used to the owl ....
You are on the right track. This kind of owl should work, HOWEVER,
they will still have to be moved frequently to different locations.
Birds will adapt to the owl if left in the same place.
I have a great horned owl, a pair of some sort of big brown owl, barn
owls, and several small brown owls living at my place or in the
immediate neighbourhood. They don't seem to deter birds, gophers, or
rabbits one bit, despite that they eat plenty of 'em (one of my trees
always has a pile of "owl barf" under it, full of rodent skulls). They
DO eat the barn cats faster than I can grow 'em :(
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.