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 »

Posted on Friday, September 9th, 2016

The main Pest Bird Species in the UK

There are many pest bird species in the UK. Here are the main culprits: Pigeons Pigeons are one of the most common pest birds in the UK. The feral pigeon is responsible for a great deal of damage to residential, industrial and commercial properties. They cause damage worth millions of pounds every year and they… Read more »

Posted on Monday, August 8th, 2016

How to keep pest birds away from your food business this summer

The summer is finally here and this is definitely good news for every food business owner. However, summer is the period of the year when birds are very active too and they can be bad for business because they can contaminate food. Unfortunately, these beautiful creatures are able to transmit more than 60 diseases which… Read more »

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