Heron and Deer Scare That Works Every Time

You can make a Heron and Deer Scare That Works Every Time for about $70 with materials you get on amazon.com

 It’s pretty simple to make and it relies on LIGHT and A LOT OF NOISE to scare off a critter. You need the following:

  • $15 – 5 Gallon Bucket with lid (Green’s nice CLICK)
  • $25  – Black and Decker Jigsaw WITHOUT BLADE and handle taped ON (Click)
  • $15 – Motion Detector Floodlight that takes Standard Spots.  (Click)
  • $8 – A Light Socket to Outlet Adapter (Polarized!) (Click)
  • A drill to put some holes in the bucket
  • $15 – Stainless Steel nuts and bolts. (Click)
Deer and Heron Scare You Can Make for $70 Works Every Time
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Dr Erik Johnson is a Marietta, Georgia Veterinarian with a practice in small animal medicine. He graduated from University of Georgia with his Doctorate in 1991. Dr Johnson is the author of several texts on Koi and Pond Fish Health and Disease as well as numerous articles on dog and cat health topics.