Bird deterrent wire, also known as just bird wire, is a physical barrier designed to prevent birds from landing or roosting on ledges, beams, and other structures. It is a popular choice for businesses and building owners who want to prevent the many problems that can arise from having pest birds, such as damage to property or potential health hazards caused by droppings and feathers.
Bird deterrent wire is typically made of steel springs and wires that are strung between fixed pillars, arranged in two or three parallel rows, making it difficult for birds to land or move around the area that is being protected. The wire is usually thin and flexible, allowing it to blend in with the surrounding environment and avoid obstructing views.
There are several benefits to using bird deterrent wire compared to other forms of bird deterrents:
When compared with other methods bird deterrent wire is one of the favoured options to protect buildings or businesses from nuisance birds. It’s effective, it looks good, and there are no harmful effects on birds. If you are looking to install bird deterrent wire, we can help.
We can provide expert advice and work with you to develop a bird proofing management plan for your business. We can carry out a free comprehensive survey with a site-specific risk assessment on the method of control required whilst tailored to any budget restrictions.
Author: NBC Environment/Orkin
John Dickson of NBC has over 25 years’ experience managing the conflict that businesses can face with wildlife, birds and pests, reducing risks for many organisations across the UK. Since the business was founded in 1993, John has grown the business expanding the services we offer and developing NBC into one of the leading pest control businesses in the UK and the largest falconry business in Europe.