Infrared motion sensor
Easy to install
Light sensor to save on electricity
Some may hear the frequency
The Bird Gard Possum Deterrent does not work for me
It was installed and permanently on only 3 metres away from a healthy hedge of Star Jasmine which was being kept at about a metre by Ringtail possums..It was on a 33cm pot and definitely facing the right way
After installation the machine appeared to work for a few days and I was optimistic
The possums seem to have become immune to the machine and now after many weeks of rain and good growing conditions the Star Jasmine plants have not grown at all. Any new growth soon disappears. I am a nurseryman with 50 years experience and the plants are well looked after and healthy but extremely hard pruned by the possums
Purchased in December 2020 for $169.00.
Love this stuff it really does do the job it says it is going to do and without fail. I am using it regularly and it never ceases to amaze me the results I get with it.
I purchased the Bird Gard a couple of months ago to try and stop ringtail possums destroying my wisteria. I spoke to the company and moved it after it didn’t work in the first position. Still not having any luck. Possums are back every night. Hasn’t made any difference. Very frustrated. I was really hoping it would solve the problem given how positive all the reviews were.
Purchased in September 2020 for $200.00.
A rose over an arbour was being constantly grazed by a possum. I would get up every morning with possum pee and poo all over my front step and the rose chewed to bare stems.
I put up the Bird Gard Possum Deterent and it worked immediately. Within 4 days my rose has new shoots my door step is clean and the possum has gone on to easierm pickings. THANK YOU!
Purchased in October 2020 at Bird Gard for $170.00.
I recently installed the Possum Deterrent after putting up with the little devils messing all over my deck and a stone paving area below. The success was instant. After following the clear and simple installation instructions and tips, I was pleased to wake up the next day with no mess to clean up. The unit has been installed now for a week and I gone from having to clean up dozens of possum poo pellets every morning to now none. Could not be happier with the product, and also I found Darren from Bird Gard very helpful when I called and also very responsive following up on the delivery given the recent delays.
No hesitation is recommending Bird Gard
Purchased in April 2020 for $209.00.
Worked first night - two aggressive possums deterred
I bought this product in desperation after having tried various other deterrents: brewing up lapsang souchong tea, stewing garlic, and so on. Was in a very high state of anxiety as two possums had begun attacking the new growth on a beautiful tree my (now deceased) parents had given me as a sapling. For the last three weeks, they had attacked the tree each night and I was, truly, beside myself. This product worked the first night; I followed the instructions carefully (also nervously as I did not know what I was going to do if it did not work),...and there was no slamming of the possums as they arrived on the adjacent garage roof, no prowling around on the roof of my house, no sound as they breathed asthmatically in the tree, nothing at all. Even after just under a week, baby leaves are appearing. Am so grateful. Instructions about set-up are meticulous and easy to follow. Brilliant product. And I don't know why people are talking about the sound. Yes, there's a sound - but it's a barely perceptible whirring if you stand up close and, no, I am not deaf. Thank you.
Purchased in October 2019 for $209.00.
Solved my Possum Problem
I live near a park with possums who would walk along my fence dropping their business all along the fence line and screeching at night. Since having this they have moved on. I turned it off for a while and my neighbor asked if I was still using it as the possums were eating his oranges. I turned it back on and my neighbors oranges were untouched once again. There are different settings for the frequency so it targets specific pests. My kids can hear it at certain frequencies but it does not bother them. I don’t turn it up full blast and leave it on sensor mode so it’s only activated at night. Ive has it for 3 + years now. Great product.
Purchased in January 2016.
We still have possums around but they don't eat our trees anymore.
We have been using 2 devices for about 2 years. Prior to that we had lost one Golden Robinia and were about to lose a Mop Top. With help from the company, We hard wired and sited two devices. Possums are still around but no longer dining on our trees.
Some visitors (few) can hear the sound wave and one such visitor is disturbed by it.
I think all of our grandkids can hear it but it disturbs none of them.
Purchased in August 2017.
Effective Device with Quick Results
Great device - very easy to set up.
We had a real possum infestation in our garden - they were eating everything as well as making a huge mess with droppings etc. After installing one unit we noticed results and the possum activity moved as far away from the device as it could. So we then installed a second unit at the opposite end of the yard and this seems to have substantially reduced possum activity at ground level and pushed them higher into the trees.
One issue is that the power adaptor isn't water-proof - not ideal for a device that is advertised as being weather resistant. We've just covered ours in plastic.
We installed a Bird Gard Possum Deterrent several months ago to stop the possums from attacking our Japanese maples and found it very effective. We have ordered 2 more since.
I had problems that possums being eaten my Rosses buds, new growth and it completely stop after installing the possum deterrent in to the garden and it stop all possums coming to the garden.
Doesn't work on possums.
It didn't work for us either. There were two huge possums still sitting in the tree munching the leaves. I then out it in the tree, still they couldn't care less. I give up, nothing works.
Don't waste your money!!
I bought one of these so called possum deterrents and it had zero impact, I mean ZERO, in fact I reckon it attracted them!
I spoke to the company a few times and did what they suggested (relocating it at several different places), but still nothing. It's supposed to deter rats and mice as well, but last week we caught a large rat in a rat trap only a few metres from the Birdgard device.
I reckon anyone who claims to have success with this product must be a relative of the owner!!
I haven't bought any possum deterrent devices but was interested in reading the reviews on the Bird Gard one and the company's response. Before retiring from my profession as a retired Real Estate Agent, we often had complaints from tenants regarding mice, rats and possums in ceilings. I used to get on a ladder with my upper torso into the ceiling space, and throw moth balls to all parts of the ceiling as Jonno said he did. For me, this always worked but as per the reply from the Bird Gard spokesperson perhaps sometimes it doesn't. The other th...ing which will remove all vermin including spiders is cellulose insulation as it has BORAX in it to make it non flammable - the day after ours was installed 2 redback spiders came down from the vent in the bathroom to escape the borax!! (I put mossie proof wire around the vent in the ceiling the next day). We never have possums, spiders, mice or snakes (used to have night adders) in our ceiling anymore.Alternatively catch the possums in a possum trap (carrots are good bait) and relocate (and yes I have been told that they will die if relocated) or find their entry point and jam it with fine netting wire AFTER the possum has gone out feeding usually just after dusk. As the Bird Gard spokesman said, if you try their product, give it a few weeks to work. Best of luck. Glen
Noise disturbing to neighbours
I purchased two products. One is working ,but had a neighbour two doors away come to ask me to turn off the device as he could not sleep
with the noise it makes. Now the possum is back, eating the grape vine over my pergola. Not happy. I agree with the review on April 4 2018.
Questions & Answers
I've got one up in the tree to try and get rid of bats,,will that work please
Hasnt kept the ringtail possums away from my Star Jasmine and it was only 3 metres away
How successful are the Snake repellers?
I have Indian mynas nesting in my roof. Would this work to get rid of them if installed inside the roof?
btw I have metal roof and hope that won’t be an issue?
Get an answer from our members and Bird Gard representatives
This is the original possum deterrent with advanced ultrasonics, light & motion sensors. The possum repeller operates on a constant mode and has a built-in motion sensor that activates the possum deterrent when possums move into its infrared coverage zone. The possum repeller is easy to use, set up and maintain.
Possum Deterrent ultrasonics are effective against not only possums but also rats, mice, cats, wallabies and some dogs & birds without harming them.
- 90-day money-back satisfaction guarantee
- Extra mile support & advice
- Most advanced ultrasonic possum deterrent on the market
- Infrared motion sensor
- Adjustable frequency
- Environmentally friendly
- Easy to install
- Light sensor to save on electricity
- Multiple power sources
What reviewers thought
Many people saw instant results while using the product which kept possums out of their property. The product was very simple to install. Some people can hear the frequency which may be uncomfortable.
|Category||Pest Control Products|
|Release date||Aug 2013|
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