Birds

2-step solution for removing lone birds from buildings

December 27, 2017 By
Luckily, there’s a simple, two-step solution that works in almost every situation. Read more»
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Bird management: How to make the most of mist netting

October 23, 2017 By
Mist nets resemble volleyball nets and operate on a simple principle: Birds fly into them and get caught. Read more»
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Turkey vulture management strategy options

September 21, 2017 By
Have you noticed an increase of turkey vultures (Cathartes aura) around your neck of the woods? Of course you have. That’s because their global population is more than 4.5 million, and growing daily. They can be found throughout the United... Read more»
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Study explores commonality of praying mantises feeding on birds

July 11, 2017 By
It is “ fairly common” for praying mantises to prey upon birds, researchers say. A new study found nearly 150 cases of “mantis-on-bird predation” on each continent except Antarctica. Researchers from Switzerland and the U.S. examined scientific literature and searched the... Read more»
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Swooping seagulls shut down UK school’s recess

June 27, 2017 By
A school in Porthmadog, Wales, shut down its playground during recess and break times due to European herring gulls (Larus argentatus) swooping at children. The primary school Ysgol Eifion Wyn is in “lockdown,” and parents fear having to pick up... Read more»
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3 tips for residential bird management

June 20, 2017 By
To say the residential pest management market has its fair share of bird issues is an understatement. I’ll never forget when we moved into our new home and was awakened by a loud, repetitive banging outside my bedroom window. I... Read more»
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Geese defecate on Disneyland crowd, hazardous materials crew called

June 13, 2017 By
Disneyland’s hazardous materials crew responded to reports of feces thrown at a group of guests Friday night at the park in Anaheim, Calif., only to discover the feces were from geese. A flock of Canada geese defecated on 17 people... Read more»
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PMP responds to bird call, finds bobcat kittens in chimney

June 2, 2017 By
An Arizona pest management professional (PMP) responded to a homeowner’s call for a bird stuck in their chimney, only to find two mammals inside: baby bobcats. Josh Burton, general manager of Cummings Termite & Pest Control, told fhtimes.com that while the company... Read more»
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Texas Bird Services splits bird work into 3 divisions

April 12, 2017 By
Rodney Beaman brings practical knowledge to his business when controlling grackles, pigeons and Mexican free-tailed bats. I’m definitely passionate about bird work,” says Rodney Beaman, who recently took a long look at this expanding field for Pest Management Professional magazine.... Read more»
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Nuisance Wildlife Removal offers bird work expertise

April 5, 2017 By
Nuisance Wildlife Removal shares how bird work comprises nearly a third of its revenue. Bird management can be time-consuming, complex work. Sure, it’s relatively easy to remove sparrows and their nests from big box store signs. But when the Tampa... Read more»
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