Bird-B-Gone’s solar powered bird repeller has to be one of the strangest products I’ve seen, and I’ve seen my share. It’s reminiscent of a stereotypical nerd’s beanie. The repeller uses a continuously rotating “propeller” to sweep birds away from just about any flat or angled surface and keep them from shitting all over the place.
Two adjustable arms mounted to a rotor cone extend to cover up to a five-foot diameter area. The solar panels charge 3 AAA batteries so the brushless motor will rotate at a continuous 30 RPM during the day, night, or cloudy weather.
There’s a video demonstrating the repeller over on YouTube, but unfortunately it doesn’t show what happens when a bird tries to land. It’d be pretty funny seeing the birds interacting with the repeller, but what I’d personally like to see is what happens to it when it gets hit by lightning.
Expect to pay anywhere between $70 and $100 depending on where you purchase the solar-powered bird repeller.