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