decorative and functionalJust ordered my 4th pack for myself and a friend they look delightful and so far no birds have flown into my patio windows. I'm going to put some on the front of my house in between the lead lights for decorative purposes By sandra, on 10 Jun 2009
OK, but I don't think they do what they're supposed to do, i.e. deter birds from flying into windowsThese are very nice to look at, very decorative, and good value for money. Unfortunately, I do not think they actually deter birds from flying into windows. In fact, I wonder if the birds see other birds ( the stickers) and assume that they are in free air and fly towards them.
I am not sure about the RSPB comment that there is 'no evidence to suggest that window stickers...increase bird strikes.' It seems to me that the reviews posted on here must represent some sort of 'field test ' evidence, if only anecdotal.
I find the only sure way to prevent strikes is to keep the curtains closed!
RSPB response - Thanks for your review. Unfortunately it is impossible to prevent all bird strikes on windows, however having a sticker of any kind on the window will make it easier for birds to acknowledge that there is something there that they cannot fly through. Bird shapes are used as stickers as they are attractive to look at, there is no evidence that the birds actually recognise the silhouettes as another bird. We stock various designs of sticker, so there is always a choice available to help prevent window strikes. By Bess, on 10 Jun 2013
Look nice but does not deter birdsLike a previous reviewer I found that these stickers look good and they adhere well. However, sadly, they do nothing to deter birds from flying into the windows. (They may even increase the likelihood of accidents).
RSPB response - Thanks for your review. We're surprised to hear that you haven't found them effective. The stickers work best if placed on the outside of windows, not the inside. There is no evidence to suggest that window stickers could increase bird-strikes. By Bill, on 8 May 2012
Bird window stickers
- Product information
Prevent birds flying into windows and doors by placing these decorative window stickers on the outside of the glass.
These pretty stickers cling tight to any clean glossy surface, without adhesive, and peel off without trace.
A4 sheeting containing five images.
These stickers work best if placed on the outside of the window. Make sure the glass is clean and dry before applying the stickers.
They are particularly useful on windows where there is a clear view through the building, for instance from front to back. Birds can mistake this clear view for a clear path and try to fly through.
Something as simple as one of these stickers can help prevent birds flying into windows and getting hurt or even killed.
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Bird window stickers
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