The main goal was to develop a system, which detects pigeons and runs on a Raspberry Pi. It should be able to trigger an output to scare away the pigeons.
Why do we want to scare away pigeons?
Mainly there are two reasons for this: First of all, imagine yourself sleeping on a sunny sunday. You had a tough week and want to sleep late. Everything is fine until you`re suddenly awoken by the annoying sound of a pigeon. The sleep is gone and so is your good mood.
Second, if you want to help smaller birds to survive by feeding them you may have recognized that pigeons aren’t far away. You can fill the feeder, and after a day it is emtpy because some hungry pigeon couldn’t withhold.
To solve this problem without frightening away the “wanted” birds we developed this cool project.
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