Seagulls have put themselves in the spotlight over the summer with their brazen quest for food, throwing up the question again of what is the best form of seagull control.
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Solar panels are proving to be increasingly popular as they help to drive down electricity bills and provide greener energy; unfortunately they have also proved popular with certain species of birds. With their rooftop location solar panels can be a natural draw to birds. With a reasonably large expanse for birds to hide themselves under… Read more »
The ideal solution in controlling pest birds is to naturally encourage them to move away from the site but when a serious problem persists bird trapping may be the only option. There are occasions when birds do pose a serious risk to human health and in these cases landlords have no option but to act…. Read more »
Well known for their fearless ability to swoop in and steal food from the hands of tourists seagulls can be a real problem to food retailers and tourism spots throughout the year. Freshly served ice-cream cones, picnic sandwiches or fish and chips – these natural scavengers are not picky about the choice of foods and… Read more »
Bird mess on public walkways can cause a serious problem as not only is it unpleasant to step in, left unchecked it can become a serious slip hazard. Whether the walkway is privately owned and on a company’s grounds or a public access route, once the problem has been flagged up it really should… Read more »
If your garden is blessed with trees there is every chance you might also be lucky enough to find birds choosing to make their homes in these – that is unless you want to cut a tree back or move it.
The sight of birds sitting on the roof line of homes is not uncommon as they sit out their days near to an easy food supply but their droppings could actually be causing lasting problems.
The sparrow is a bird of contradictions – to start with this small and friendly-looking species is surprisingly tough and adept at scaring away other birds and dominating garden feeders. In addition despite being one of the most popular and recognisable birds in the British garden, it is actually in such a state of decline… Read more »
Giving a bit back to nature is a rewarding and worthwhile experience but give a little too much and, well, you could be plagued by seagulls. With a little careful consideration, though, it is possible to enjoy feeding the birds in your back garden without playing host to 30 seagulls on your roof. Bird tables… Read more »
There are a number of contradictions when it comes to starlings – not least how a species that creates shows of great beauty is also considered a pest bird. Starlings are famous for their Murmurations, which create a fantastic show in the sky as thousands of the birds swoop and dive together in a beautiful… Read more »