Bird Damage to Fruit Crops: A Comparison of Several Deterrent Techniques

  title={Bird Damage to Fruit Crops: A Comparison of Several Deterrent Techniques},
  author={K. M. Steensma and C. Lindell and Deanna K. Leigh and C. Burrows and Shayna L. Wieferich and E. Zwamborn},
  • K. M. Steensma, C. Lindell, +3 authors E. Zwamborn
  • Published 2016
  • Geography
  • Author(s): Steensma, Karen; Lindell, Catherine; Leigh, Deanna; Burrows, Colleen; Wieferich, Shayna; Zwamborn, Elizabeth | Abstract: Economic impacts, risk factors, and deterrent strategies related to fruit damage by birds were investigated in a four year study across North America. Here we focus primarily on bird management strategies tested in the Pacific Northwest, including visual deterrents such as hawk-kites, inflatable tube-men, and falconry. Fields protected by professional bird… CONTINUE READING
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