Managing Birds and Pigeons
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RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH BIRDS
Fungal & Bacterial diseases
2. FINANCIAL LOSS & PROPERTY DAMAGE:
Bird droppings are very acidic and can cause accelerated deterioration of roof sheeting, masonry surfaces, permanent staining and corrosion of a variety of materials.
3. PUBLIC IMAGE:
The appearance of bird faeces, nests and debris are unsightly and this type of fouling will smell unpleasant
4. HEALTH & SAFETY:
The presence of bird droppings at entrances, on roofs, footpaths and on stairs are hazardous as people can slip, so it is imperative that organisations take action to prevent injury and the possibility of being sued.
5. PARASITES & INSECTS:
Over forty different types of parasites and insects can live either on birds or in their nests or places they roost. Some of the parasites and insects associated with birds include fleas, ticks, mites, lice and other bugs.
Methods of exclusions
Bird netting is the most effective ways to remove roosting and nesting birds in a humane fashion. Netting is versatile and it can be used in many situations and all levels of pest pressure on the site.
Bird spiking create an insecure and uncomfortable area. Bird Spikes can be installed to prevent birds from roosting on exposed ledges, sills, steel beams, girders and other leading edges. Bird spikes come in many sizes and types each with its own job. We only use high quality products with a long life span at Murray Pest Control
Bird Jolt shock tracking
Bird Jolt Flat Track is a fantastic product where appearance is a concern the low profile, electrical track system that produces a mild electrical shock when birds land on its surface. When the birds land on the Bird Jolt Flat Track, they receive a mild shock that will not harm them, but in a short time will train them to keep away form this area.
Bird Wire system
Bird Wire systems are tensioned Stainless Steel wires that are secured between Stainless posts. The system is a discreet and effective system to bird-proof properties Ideal for buildings with light pressure
Murray Pest Control also provide a service to remove the mess left behind by the birds from major Guano removal to simple nest removal from a roof void.
Bird Mite Control Services
Other pest problems are associated with birds like bird mites which are a very small <1mm long with 8 legs, semi-transparent in colour until blood has been digested when they appear reddish to blackish oval in shape with a sparse covering of short hair. Once correctly identified bird mites can be control by a trained pest technician
Flock reduction service
Our Trapping programmes are highly successful in thinning out large flocks of feral pigeons and when used in conjunction with any of our exclusion methods can help to resolve majority of infestations. Traps are checked daily and placed in unobtrusive locations, food and water is placed inside the trap for the Pigeons welfare, the trap is emptied regularly and pigeons are then removed off site and culled humanely. Call Murrays Adelaide pest control to discuss your problem with one of our friendly technicians.