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Pigeon netting
Bird netting installed to prevent pigeons from roosting in breezeway
Tucson, Arizona

Are you having trouble with birds?

If so, you have come to the right place! We offer professional bird removal, control and management services throughout the country.

Common bird removal, control and management services include:

Problem goose and duck removal and control. For Canada goose control, please see our Goose Control page. We understand that bird control is a sensitive issue. We work in a discreet manner whenever dealing with the capture and removal of pest birds.


Pigeon(Columba livia domestica)


Pigeon
(Columba livia domestica)
The feral pigeon is the number one urban pest bird. Large numbers exist in every city across the country. Not a native bird, feral pigeons are descendants of domestic homing pigeons brought over from Europe and released here in the 1600s. They were domesticated from the wild rock doves from the sea cliffs of Europe by the Romans over two thousand years ago. Several traits have allowed them to dominate the urban landscape. Because of their history, pigeons are not afraid of people; they roost and nest readily in man made structures and they have a diverse diet. The standard pigeon has a short neck with a small head. Their short legs with the level front and hind toes allow them to perch on branches as well as walk on flat surfaces.

The feral pigeon is generally blue-gray with a white rump; has iridescent feathers on head and neck; two broad black bars across each wing and a broad dark band across the end of the tail. They also can display white, brown or gray plumage

Damage
Feral pigeons are responsible for untold millions of dollars of damage each year in urban areas. The uric acid in their feces is highly corrosive. Also, debris from roosting flocks can build up, backing up gutters and drains thus causing damage to roofs and other structures. Extensive damage to air conditioning units and other roof top machinery is commonplace. There are also other economic costs that can be associated from pigeons taking up residence such as slip and fall liability and projection of an unclean, dirty company image. Besides physical damage, the bacteria, fungal agents and ectoparasites found in pigeon droppings sometimes represent a health risk.

If you need problem pigeons or other birds removed in a professional manner, we are here for you.

To evict birds from your home or office, just give one of our experts a call !

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