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Have you ever waited with anticipation to harvest your crop of berries, only to find that you have to fight with the birds to see who gets to them first? There are times when I've planted flower bulbs, only to find that the starlings and crows have made away with them. If you have problems with birds stealing your garden crops, nesting in your gutters, or infesting your trees in flocks, then it is time to think of ways to repel the birds.
You're not alone if you find that you have a bird problem. Millions of people the world over buy billions of dollars worth of humane products to repel birds from their gardens, trees, homes, and businesses. There are several categories of bird control and they include visual deterrents, taste aversions, barriers, and sound repellants. Follow these guidelines when choosing the bird repellant that may be right for your situation:
Whatever method you choose to use to repel birds, keep in mind that some birds are protected species, and if you decide to kill birds, you could be punished by local and federal laws.