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  • Humanely scares birds by creating visual disturbance
  • No assembly required
  • Includes 50 ft. of tape
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Product Details

Flash Tape is a visual bird deterrent made from an iridescent red and silver Mylar film used to scare birds. Flash Tape comes in a roll of 50 ft. by one inch wide. You simply tie or tape strips of Flash Tape to areas where birds have become a problem, and the wind and sun will move and reflect off the tape creating a visual and audible disturbance in the area that birds will avoid.
  • Silver and red iridescent tape
  • 50 ft. of tape
  • Easy install, no assembly required
  • Humane bird deterrent
  • This product is applicable for the following pest types: Birds
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Questions & Answers

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Q:Does the tap work in plants? If not, what is the best deterrent for plants? The birds keep trying...
by|Apr 19, 2020
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A:  There is a bird deterrent that works by emitting a sound that's uncomfortable to birds. Some brands come with solar, battery and plug in power capabilities. You can also use a clear or light color mosquito netting. Draped above your firms/plants. Similar to a tent or tepee style approach. Enclose the bottom of netting if you can and ensure your plants can receive water, sunlight and can breathe. Birds will just bounce off the netting. A combination of chemical, a bird repelling device and some sort of covering around/above the plants without taking away the beauty of the plants work well. Bird deterrent tape becomes part of the plant(s) and the birds no longer see the tape as a threat.

by|May 5, 2020

    A:  We used it on our raspberries . It does work but it has to be hanging freely so the wind makes it move. Our raspberries are supported by wires so we hung it from the wires so it would move in the wind.

    by|Apr 21, 2020

      A:  Yes the tape helps to reflect the sun you can use CDs or pie tins it also reflects the Sun and scares the birds away

      by|Apr 22, 2020

        A:  Birds laugh at this tape when looking for grass seed in the lawn

        by|Apr 20, 2020

          A:  Yes it will work in plants

          by|Jul 21, 2020
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            Q:What type of material is this? Is it polyester or aluminum foil?
            by|Jun 11, 2019
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            A:  The material is a Mylar it has stood up fairly well for us.

            by|Jun 17, 2019

              A:  Neither. It's Mylar tape. I've found that it lasts for about a year and then needs to be replaced. It has worked very well for me to deter woodpeckers from damaging my siding.

              by|Apr 21, 2020
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                A:  polyester

                by|Jun 17, 2019

                  A:  It's foil. I use it on a pier. As one side is red and the other silver, it creates a good sense of motion when the wind catches it. HTH

                  by|Jun 15, 2019

                    A:  The tape is made out of nylon material with a iridescent red and silver mylar film coating.

                    by|Jun 16, 2019
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                      Q:does it scare all birds away or just the sparrows I'm having trouble with?
                      by|Jul 26, 2017
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                      A:  I can't identify any bird species being repelled.

                      by|Jul 31, 2017
                        1 found this answer helpful

                        A:  we were only dealing with barn swallows-small birds

                        by|Sep 12, 2017

                          A:  This will not deter all birds.

                          by|Jul 27, 2017
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                            A:  It scares all birds away I believe. I use it above my mailbox because the house sparrows were using the address plaque as an outhouse resulting in a messy mailbox! I now have a clean mailbox. The house sparrows were also monopolizing my suet feeder. But when I put the ribbon up, even my favorite birds weren't coming.

                            by|May 27, 2019
                              2 found this answer helpful

                              A:  just the sparrows

                              by|Jun 15, 2020
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                                Q:How far away can tape be to be effective
                                by|May 27, 2017
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                                A:  The same ineffectiveness at any distance.

                                by|Apr 21, 2020

                                  A:  I cut mine from 2-3 ft long and put them about 18 inches apart. Looks kinda ridiculous but works well

                                  by|Jul 3, 2018

                                    A:  About 10' for us.

                                    by|Jun 12, 2019

                                      A:  No limitations.

                                      by|May 30, 2017

                                        A:  25 feet

                                        by|Aug 8, 2017
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                                          I am not sure the tape is a deterrent for these Woodpeckers. I tried aluminum foil also. I order...
                                          I am not sure the tape is a deterrent for these Woodpeckers. I tried aluminum foil also. I ordered tape, attached same. Then the bird attacked above overhead surface. You can see by photo attached the damage overhead. Photo copyright is held by me. These occurrences were in a 10 day period, and wood filler and paint were used, and duct tape also. Tape was easy to install, and I wish I had it earlier, however from all I have read on subject there is no guarantee with these birds
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                                          tape brings the birds
                                          After seeding lawn and placing tapes around lawn it looks like its a dinner bell for them see picture
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                                            Worked good for me. I had some birds that were nesting up under the roof eaves, in one particular...
                                            Worked good for me. I had some birds that were nesting up under the roof eaves, in one particular spot. I hung several 12-inch pieces of this tape in that spot, and that kept the birds away. I'm not sure where the birds went. Maybe to the neighbor's house.
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                                            Birds are sorta gone...
                                            For the minimal investment its actually alright. I used a roll around my deck. After a fairly heavy rain I had to retie a few strands and I noticed quite a bit of color had come off of a few of them. When its very sunny the reflection does seem to annoy the birds and a slight breeze makes them rustle just enough to also annoy birds. My only complaint is if its overcast they serve no use at all. I'm considering a sound deterrent instead.
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                                            A couple strips outside the garage a couple inside poof...
                                            A couple strips outside the garage a couple inside poof no more birds
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                                            Didn’t really work to deter the mourning doves eating my...
                                            Didn’t really work to deter the mourning doves eating my marigolds
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                                            Tape did not last.
                                            I bought several roles of this tape in the spring of 2019. By the fall, all the tape had broken off. If you live in a four-season state, the tape does will not last in the wind and inclement weather. Waste of money.
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                                              Tears easily.
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