Birds

A look back at roost control

April 10, 2018 By
Blackbirds are a protected species under the federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act, but that doesn’t make them any less of a nuisance. Read more»

Fiction: Crawley and the mysterious itch

April 5, 2018 By
Crawley McPherson is a fictional pest management service technician for Peace-of-Mind Pest Services. Read more»
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Tips for bird control success

Boost your bird business with expert advice for commercial and residential jobs. Read more»
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Poll: How much bird work will you complete in 2018?

February 20, 2018 By
How does your company stack up in 2018? Read more»
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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»