One way funnels are the best way to capture pigeons while they are alive. Just set up the one way funnels in the known openings of where the pigeons pass. When the pigeons have passed through the wide end, they cannot turn back and so they will exit the funnel through the narrow end. The narrow exit is always the entry to the cage and thus leads the pigeons into the cages. After you have captured a few of them, you can then pull down the cages and then decide what you will do with them.
Spikes are very important assets when trying to eliminate pigeons. Not only are they lethal, but also do not need monitoring or turning on. Just place the anti-bird spikes on known pigeon spots and then leave them there. The spikes ensure that the birds cannot land as they will get pierced on their legs. Also, it kills any birds that might unknowingly fall on it. If this happens, just remove the spikes and clean them before resetting them again.
Electronic wires have been used for a long time to keep our farms free of animals like rodents. However, if you buy the right kind of mesh wire, even pigeons and other birds can be electrocuted. Just ensure that the mesh wire is placed on the spots where the pigeons step on and this will effectively send them away. Just ensure the amount of current in the mesh is just enough to send them away and not kill them.
Many pest control services use net traps to capture insects and also small birds. However, pigeons can also be capture using this method. Just ensure that the net is strong enough to hold the bird. The limitation with this kind of equipment it that there has to be many pigeons for you to stand a chance of capturing a single pigeon.
These are very essential when you have to dispel the pigeons from a wall or a barn. Just switch on the water and they will be scampering away within minutes. The limitation with this method is that you cannot do it in your house since the water may damage you belongings. But it still remains to be a cheap way to eliminate pigeons from your home.
Birds can be controlled on your property with physical, sound, or visual deterrents. Physical deterrents are the most effective. Look on our Services page for products that can be installed on your property to keep birds away.
Birds in trees are usually not considered nuisance birds therefore we do not provide service for birds in trees. Birds in a tree are usually temporarily perched and will move on. If the birds have a nest in the tree, they usually are not threatening to property or people.
Bird control products will effectively target specific birds or cover a wide range of bird types. For example, bird netting is a physical deterrent that can keep out almost all birds depending on the mesh size. On the other hand, a visual deterrent may only scare off smaller birds or is only effective with larger birds.
So, visual deterrents can be effective depending on the birds on your property, while physical deterrents like bird netting is an effective prevention technique for all birds. Talk with a bird control specialist to determine which bird control technique is right for you.
Yes, bird droppings can carry over 60 diseases with the most common being bird flu. Other transmissible diseases associated with pigeons, starlings, and sparrows include: Histoplasmosis, Candidiasis, Cryptococcosis,Salmonellosis, and E. Coli. Disease can be spread by droppings contaminating food or water resources or air-borne when droppings dry and turn brittle. The dust from the dropping can be sucked through air condition ventilators and spread on food or cooking surfaces.
Birds are also known to have parasites that carry diseases. Bird Mites, Bed Bugs, and Yellow Mealworms are common parasites on birds that can easily infest homes and transmit diseases.
Birds destroy your property with excess droppings, residues, and nest material. The droppings can stain home or auto paints. Excess droppings in a concentrated area will produce a foul odor & create an unpleasant & ghastly appearance. Bird droppings carry diseases putting patrons at risk for illnesses.
If birds have access to attics, your insulation will become covered in bird waste creating a permeating odor throughout your home.
Depending on the size of the bird and the opening on the structure, birds can easily squeeze through holes and nest inside attics. An attic is an ideal location for a bird to nest. Cover all openings from water pipes or electrical wiring entering into the structure to prevent birds from nesting inside your attic.
Birds are vocal creatures. You will be able to hear loud chirping which is a common complaint for birds nesting on a property. Noise complaints from birds are typical especially if they are nesting in your attic or chimney.