Osprey are typically found in marine environments. They are messy birds, and their droppings can easily create a slip and fall hazard. Birdzoff osprey bird control and osprey deterrents products prevent perching and nesting in high foot-traffic areas.
What do osprey look like?
Osprey are also frequently referred to as sea hawks. They have brown wings and a grey head and belly. Osprey weigh roughly 2.5 – 4.5 pounds. They are 20-26 inches in length and have a wingspan of 6’.
Read more about osprey, osprey deterrents, and osprey control solutions below.
Where do Osprey perch and nest?
Osprey build nests by dropping sticks from 4-5’ above the nest and then flying down to organize them.
Osprey prefer flat areas for perching.
Why do I need osprey deterrents?
Osprey pose a threat for the aviation, electrical, and marine industries. When perching near an airfield, their movement through the airspace can be very dangerous for planes. Additionally, their wide wingspan poses a problem for power poles. Nesting and perching can cause extreme delays in construction and tower maintenance, with access to towers being blocked for up to 5 months when nests are active.
How can I keep osprey away?
Birdzoff’s custom post system effectively deters osprey from nesting by preventing osprey from dropping and organizing sticks to build their nest. By utilizing its weighted base, this system can be permanently installed or moved out of the way and back into position when access is needed. The Tower Guard effectively prevents osprey from perching – it has deterred Osprey for lengths of 12 years or more on airfield antenna towers. The Pyramid stops osprey from building nests by not allowing sticks to be placed. It also prohibits the free flight in and out of an area that an Osprey instinctively needs to perch or land.
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