"John Gamblin" <>
Bird repellant gels
Wed, 26 Apr 2000 22:43:03 +1000
I have come across gel-like substances used as bird deterrants a few times.
They tried some on pigeons on ledges of a building where I worked about 7
years ago but it was not successful.
More recently it had been used in the carpark of a large shopping centre
where Welcome Swallows had been roosting on pipes etc. It was not
successful in getting rid of the birds but did manage to glue quite a few to
the pipes where they died. Some time (months) later I removed some of the
mummified birds as I tried other more humane methods of deterring them.
When I got any of the gel on my hands, it burnt and irritated them.
I believe that these gel products are now banned in Queensland but am not
100% sure on this. I can check on this with the EPA.
Birding Services Brisbane
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