As the natural world wakes up from winter, spring brings an increase in activities – including for pest birds. Having spent the winter keeping warm and looking for food, spring will mark a new season of activity for many bird species. Of primary importance when it comes to bird control in the UK is that… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Bird Control
Part of the battle in controlling pest birds on your property is deterring them from visiting in the first place and bird netting is ideal for this.
If your property is in an area that has a problem with pest birds – or the potential for a problem – then taking preventative action makes sense.
A useful way of helping to control birds when they have become established on a property; bird netting is also an excellent way to help to avoid pest birds becoming an issue at your property in the first place.
Many people may not consider birds to be a pest but if you have a business or home that has been taken over by pest birds you will know the truth is very different. One tool in the battle to discourage pest birds from frequenting your property without causing them any harm is bird spikes…. 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.
When it comes to the bird population there is a clear pecking order and hawks certainly seem to rule the roost. So defined is this battle between the smaller and larger bird species that some birds are actually introduced to an area to act as a pest deterrent. Some species of birds are classed as… Read more »
Birds that congregate in large numbers on your business premises and become a general pest can cause you quite a few health and safety implications which you should aim to address as soon as you can. For example: Birds can cause serious damage to the fabric of your commercial building and their droppings can create… Read more »
February and March is prime time for bird nesting and once birds are established in your commercial building then they can be difficult to get rid of. Nesting birds can cause structural damage to roofing, block your ventilation system, cause problems with your gutters and drainage system and create an unsightly and potentially hazardous mess… Read more »
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 »