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How to save your food from pesky birds

Many creative solutions have been developed to help protect our food supply from avian pests. We've compiled a list of bird scarers, and here are some of the best!

If you think insects are the only pests in agriculture, think again. Birds are actually a major pest to crops all over the world! The first problem is, like us, birds find fruit and vegetables delicious. The second major issue is bird droppings. If birds are leaving their droppings over the food we’re eating, then farmers can’t sell them and we can’t eat them! So as cute as they are, birds can waste money, time, and most importantly, food.

Many creative solutions have been developed to help protect our food supply from these avian pests. Click through the slides below to find out some of the best!

So, there you have it, a list of bird scarers that are so effective at their job that birds aren’t willing to stick around for a good meal. And this is just a handful of examples from a long list of ingenious methods people have come up with to protect our food.

What do you think? Know of any other bird scarers not mentioned above? Let us know below!

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