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Birdwatcher: A clever birdhouse for scaring away 'seedy' characters
South African firm Porky Hefer Design PhD introduces a security camera-shaped birdhouse designed to keep non-winged trespassers at bay.
Mon, Nov 04, 2013 at 8:54 AM
Photo: Porky Hefer Design
Not much to say here other than that while Porky Hefer Design PhD, the South African design firm that created people-sized hanging nests
and completely terrifying dog toys
, may not find success in scaring away Sylvester the Cat or thieving squirrels with a CCTV camera-cum-birdhouse concept called, most appropriately, Birdwatcher
. However, this cleverly designed avian shelter for mounting on trees or walls (to be clear, it just looks
like a security camera unlike this
$500 gizmo) will
most likely help to deter unsavories of a completely different kind ("unwanted visitors" as Porky Heifer calls them).
But seriously, when it comes to burglar deterrents supplying local birds with a bit of seed to nosh on is certainly cheaper than keeping a well-trained German shepherd or Rottweiler around the house.
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