- Change the habitat around the airport
- Use scare tactics
- Try a liquid bird repellent
Birds around airports can be a dangerous hazard. Not only do birds carry the potential to spread disease, they can also serious safety problems. The risk of endangerment to your planes and passengers increases when birds take up residence on your airfield. Learn how to stop pest birds from causing trouble with these tips.
Update the Habitat at Your Airport
The area surrounding your airport may be the cause of your bird problems. To keep birds away, thin out wooded areas surrounding or near your tarmac. By modifying common bird areas, you can stop birds from nesting on your buildings. However, these modifications can be time-consuming and very expensive.
Scare Birds Away
Frightening birds can be one of the quickest ways to get them away from your airport. Tactics to scare birds away may include:
- Recorded distress calls
- Faux predatory birds
- Scare Cannons
- Air horns, and more!
Be aware that birds can become acclimated to all of these scare tactics, so it’s important to frequently vary locations and times.
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Use a Liquid Repellent to Keep Birds Away
Spray a liquid repellent to stop birds before they land. Liquid bird repellents can cover large areas without using large amounts of the product. With effects lasting up to 2 weeks for outdoor applications, this long-term bird control method makes pesky birds no longer a problem.
Let Avian Control Help You Protect Your Airport
Avian Control, a liquid bird repellent from Avian Enterprises, offers long-lasting effects that are non-lethal and mild enough for use around people and other animals. Treatments cost as low as $12.50 per acre and can be applied via ground, aerial fogging or spraying. Don’t let birds take over your airport anymore. Shop now or contact us at 888.868.1982 for more information.