Bird Scaring/Saluting

There is now a dedicated website for Primetake Bird Scaring products which can be found following the link below.


Primetake Bird Scaring Website


Primetake’s 12G Birdscaring Cartridges have been specifically designed for airfield bird control and are used at airfields and airports throughout the United Kingdom as well as leading airports around the world. They can be fired through a signal pistol sleeved to 12G or an unchoked shotgun.

The cartridge fires a sub-calibre projectile with delays from 1.3 to 4.0 seconds to give varying ranges. A loud report or continuous screech is given at the designated range. Range distances vary from 40m to 90m dependent on angle of fire and weather conditions.

For more technical information or data sheets relating to the products below, please contact us here.

Birdscaring Cartridge Brochure.

Pistol Cartridges

Product PT Product Description Calibre
PT1000 12G Standard Bird Scaring Cartridge 12
PT1001 12G Screecher Cartridge 12
PT1006 Long Range Birdscaring Cartridge 12
PT1044 Extended Range Tracer BSC 12
PT1044B Extended Range Tracer BSC Rain Resistant 12
PT1002A Blank 3″ 12

Shotgun Cartridges

Product PT Product Description Calibre
PT1006B Long Range Nitro Shotgun Cartridge 12
PT1008 12G Shotgun Screech 12


Signal Pistols

Single shot, reusable signal pistols are designed for firing signal cartridges and if fitted with a suitable adaptor, can be used to fire 12G Birdscaring cartridges.


Image Product Product Description
PT9005B 26.5mm (1″) Signal Pistol
PT9005D 38mm (1.5″) Signal Pistol
PT9005Y Adaptor Proofed 26.5mm (1″) to 12G
PT9005X Adaptor Proofed 38mm (1.5″) to 12G


PT9005H PT9005H12G Cleaning Kit for 26.5mm / 38mm Signal Pistol


Signal Pistol Servicing  Service and maintenance for Signal Pistols


Please visit Primetake Bird Scaring’s dedicated website for additional information about Primetake’s bird scaring products.


Primetake Bird Scaring Website

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