House Crow - Corvus splendens

Summary:

The House Crow Omnivorous, an abundant bird that originates from Asia. An intelligent and quite aggressive bird. 

Forages on the ground and roosts communally in trees.

 

Habitat: Urban / Dense human settlements.

 

Breeding:

Nests in the fork of a tree, on buildings or telephone poles.

Clutch: 3-6 eggs

 

Damage:

Bacterial diseases like cholera are caused by ectoparasites.

Uric acids in feces are highly corrosive:

Feces cause damage to waterproofing of roofs causing leaks; feces damage paintwork of automobiles with regular/long contact; feces also damage air conditioning units and solar panels.

Degrading the aesthetics of potentially neat and beautiful buildings.

May cause a health risk when HACP standards are not met by food processing companies as a result of birds entering factories and warehouses: bird droppings damage and infest raw materials, products in-process, and finished goods.

Very intelligent – well-known thieves of various items.

 

Control:

Eagle Eye Silver & Gold

Pro-Peller Silver & Gold

Bird Spikes

Bird Netting