31 August 2011

How to prevent the Heron flight

Herons are beautiful, majestic birds that have a major flaw. Herons like to feast on Koi and where better then find Koi and pond Koi unattended or a garden then?

When you first notice a Heron in your garden, you may not even think of these birds as a danger. Herons are 2 or 3 feet in height, with a very large scale. They seem to be very gracious until you realize that the belle view that you were looking for simply to could possibly be a thief caught red-handed.

If you have noticed that your fish is missing in action, the chances are that a Heron is to blame. You can view large gapping holes in the parts of your Koi. This occurs when a Heron is trying to catch one of your Koi, but does not get a good grip on it. Other will notice their Koi laying on the lawn of several meters of the pond, which is the result of a Heron, abandoning the Koi after delete pond. While nothing can completely stop this from happening, you can do a few tricks for herons detour to eat your stock of pride of Koi.

Although there are many types of available technical equipment to try to detour herons, you will quickly find that these types of detours will work only for a small amount of time.

Some pond owners place a false Heron plastic in their garden. This is suppose to detour to an another Heron of landing it. This works for parts of the season, until the breeding season. Herons will more likely to land near your plastic Heron when they are looking for a partner.

Various other types of equipment are trying to detour herons by their causing discomfort. This only works until the Blue Heron gets use to it, or just find a way around it.

The only way to protect your Koi is looking for them. A few simple things will not prevent Heron visit your pond, but it will significantly reduce the presence of them.

(1) Constantly change your routine. Herons are intelligent and know when you will be generally present. Will visiting your pond frequently at various times of the day significantly increase the chances that you will catch the herons in action. If you are unable to change your routine, you can consider enlisting others to visit your pond as well. Children aged, trustworthy in the neighbourhood may delight in visiting your pond at various times of the day. Giving them permission to visit whenever they want to allow other people to visit when you are too.

(2) If you catch a Heron in the Act, make a lot of noise and scare the Heron as you physically possible. Shout, shout, throw things, or anything that you feel will be frighten the herons. More frightened the Heron is, it is less a chance to come back soon.

(3) Create a cache in your pond for your Koi. More natural Koi pond owners have noticed that after a Heron attacks a pond, it may seem that Heron has obtained all the fish, only to notice that the Koi begin to appear of strange hiding places, once fear is completed. If you voluntarily provide a place for your Koi to hide in the case of an attack, you drastically reduce the amount of fish that a Heron will leave with. Don't worry about your hide of Koi you, they must know and trust that you will not harm (or eating) them.

(4) Do not replenish your pond immediately in the case of an attack of Blue Heron. Waiting to restock can send the Heron for new feeding areas.