Don’t let customers get into a flap over aggressive seagulls

Picture the scene: The sun is shining, there’s a light breeze blowing, and all you can hear is the gentle hum of the waves below as you tuck into a well-earned al fresco pub lunch on holiday. Then all of a sudden ‘SQUAAARK’, a sudden flap of wings, and there you are face-to-face with a… Read more »

Posted on Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Problem Birds – The Main Culprits

In the UK, we have a wonderful assortment of bird life and, as with all aspects of the natural world, they enrich our lives. However, there is no doubting that certain birds, especially when they congregate in large numbers, can become a massive nuisance. In light of this, there are certain species that can attain… Read more »

Posted on Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Ideas to design a bird friendly garden

Before you start designing how your bird garden should look like, the first thing you should do is to go out and check some of the natural areas and parks near you. By going into parks and natural areas you will get a good sense of what kind of flowers, trees or plants make up… Read more »

Posted on Monday, March 27th, 2017

DIY Pigeon Deterrents

Pigeons are fascinating birds, but when they settle on your property or on your business premises in large numbers, that fascination can soon turn to irritation. Fortunately, there are some good DIY pigeon deterrents on the market that can help. First of all, you can set up barriers. For instance, many people rely on anti-roosting… Read more »

Posted on Monday, March 6th, 2017

How dangerous are bird pest faeces?

Pest bird species and the debris they leave is a real magnet for insects and bacteria. The faeces of birds, especially starlings, gulls and pigeon droppings, are creating the perfect environment for the development of pathogens. Many of these pathogens are dangerous to humans. When they are isolated, these droppings are usually harmless, but when… Read more »

Posted on Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Can bird pests spread diseases?

Bird pests can spread diseases but we need to point out that this is pretty rare. The fact is that many professions, like professions involved in wildlife rehabilitation or veterinary medicine, treat and heal wild birds dealing with different kinds of avian diseases regularly. In addition, people that practice sports like racing pigeons are also… Read more »

Posted on Thursday, January 5th, 2017

The top signs of a bird infestation

Even though you may not be aware of it, your offices and business premises might be vulnerable to pest birds – particularly seagulls or pigeons. These birds are very adaptable and they can now thrive in almost any environment, eating leftovers and finding shelter in small spaces where they can create their nests. In other… Read more »

Posted on Thursday, December 8th, 2016

UK’s Most Common Bird Pest Species

There is no doubt that birds are extraordinary creatures, but when they gather and nest in large numbers, they can become very problematical and even dangerous. Every home owner and business owner in the UK who has witnessed the gathering and nesting of birds on their property can confirm this. There are a few different… Read more »

Posted on Friday, November 11th, 2016

Different types of pigeons in the UK

Before we start talking about the different kinds of pigeons found in the UK, it’s worth mentioning that there is no official division between doves and pigeons. They both have tiny, slim bills, round heads, curvy bodies with soft and very dense feathers, thin and short legs, tapered wings and crooning/cooing calls. Interestingly, the wild… Read more »

Posted on Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

How to prevent birds from perching

Without any doubt, birds are beautiful creatures. However, when they start perching in places where they shouldn’t, they turn from beautiful creatures into annoying pests. The good news is that it’s fairly easy and simple to prevent perching in specific areas, but you will need to be careful, patient and you will also need to… Read more »

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Posted on Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Tips for Keeping Pigeons Out of Your Garden


Pigeons, when they gather in large numbers, can be a real nuisance around your home and garden. The noise and the mess they make, not to mention the health and safety hazards connected with bird droppings and the mites and other bacteria they carry, can be a big problem to contend with. An effective way… Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Tips for Cleaning Pigeon Mess

As well as carrying transmittable diseases, the acidic nature of pigeon droppings can cause damage to your car, patio, driveway and garden furniture. It can also cause damage to the fabric of your building, look very unsightly, and cause the ground to become slippery and dangerous. If you run a business then unsightly pigeon mess… Read more »

Posted on Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Bird Problems faced in City Areas


Bird problems in urban areas are a common occurrence and the amount of damage they can cause, public health and safety issues they create and cleaning and maintenance costs they generate can be a big problem. Typical problems can be associated with urban gull and feral pigeon populations. These have increased significantly over the years… Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Pigeon Control Products that Work

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Pigeons can be found in abundance throughout the UK, especially in coastal towns, urban areas and many of our towns and cities. They congregate in urban areas because there is always a good supply of food scraps to keep them happy. Once settled in an area they will breed in large numbers and this is… Read more »

Posted on Thursday, September 25th, 2014