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Bird control part two...going to the dogs

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by Roadkilt, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. Roadkilt

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    So my first attempt at controlling Canada geese at a golf course with the Phantom and recorded eagle screeches didn't quite hit the mark. Looks like the adult geese aren't that bothered by eagles when there's no goslings around. We used to flush the geese out with dogs so I thought that barking might work instead. Downloaded 10 minutes of frothy crazy dogs, actually, I could have just recorded my neighbors! Science fair project worked well and most of the geese were gone in a minute. This was pretty cool.


    http://youtu.be/pR-R8Y3OXnc
     
  2. miskatonic

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    That is funny. Try not to do this with shore birds though. ;)
     
  3. PhantomFan

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    Hah!!!! I knew you could do it! Just a matter of what sound gets their "fight or flight" response into flight mode. Good job!

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  4. martcerv

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    Nice lets hope they dont realize that dog is just all bark. :lol:
     
  5. PhantomFan

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    Those props have plenty of teeth! :lol:

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  6. Roadkilt

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    My final test tonight chased the geese out over the ocean. Interesting, once they were in the water they could care less. They felt safe and knew that dogs weren't a threat. My reccomendation to the golf course is to lower their expectations on keeping the geese back as they may learn this isn't a dog, the weather conditions have to be decent, operator skill and distraction potential is high, and it really only is practical at the start and end of the day. I had fun though! If you want to watch the final flight

    http://youtu.be/qQao3Fz9OnI