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Urban birds are on the increase with aided by the abundance of food, roosting options, and the dwindling natural predators. This population explosion has caused some birds to become pests by their sheer numbers. Look at Geese for example or Haddidas, not your typical pest species, but due to their numbers, they can be considered a pest by some.

As these pest species increase in numbers, they inevitably must spread out to find suitable roosting areas for the next generation. Feral pigeons can live up to 4 years and in their lifespan can lay up to 32 eggs. These eggs will hatch in 18 days, the young will be out of the nest in 35 days and looking for a mate as early as 7 months. The cycle perpetuates and the species rapidly increases.

The average Feral pigeon is not too fussy when it comes to picking a roosting spot. All it needs is food, water and somewhere relatively safe to sit. This makes office buildings and industrial areas ideal for a young feral pigeon couple looking to settle down and start a family. As these birds do not migrate and prefer to stay near their birthplace, they can be troublesome to remove. Once you have a pigeon problem, things are not going to get better by themselves, you will need to look at your pest control options.

What sort of damage can you expect from feral pigeons?

Outside the building

Pigeons will foul the areas below their roosting areas. Their tactic is to back-up over the edge and release a stream of droppings on anyone and anything that is unlucky enough to get caught below.

For business premises, this causes and unpleasant scene for visitors and can damage cars parked below and create an injury and health hazard.

For industrial areas and warehousing, the pigeon droppings can damage goods, raw materials, food packaging, etc. resulting in financial loss.

Birds roosting outside in the gutters will disrupt the buildings’ drainage causing water to build up, allowing insects to breed and increasing the risk of water damage to timbers, metal fittings, and wall cladding.

People outside the building may experience aggressive bird behaviour when they come too close to any nests containing chicks or while eating their food. Gulls and starlings are particularly aggressive when it comes to stealing food from people.

Meanwhile…Inside the building

While pigeons are not too fussy where they roost, they will prefer to be somewhere warmer than hugging the ledge or external piping. They will gain access to the building if they can and that is where your trouble really begins.

Property damage

Feral pigeons have the time and tenacity to wear down the defenses of your building. They will dislodge roof tiles, make holes in roof spaces and exploit any weaknesses in the building's structure.

Once inside their droppings will build-up, along with the additional pests (mites), bacteria and diseases that accompany the feral birds.

Birds are not tidy house guests and will quickly make a mess of the insulation in the roof spaces along with any air conditioning installations, lift motor machinery and anything else stored there that they can sit on, poop on or peck.

For food manufacturing and food warehousing, the pest birds will inevitably gain access to the storage areas and spoil the food and packaging.

Risk of Disease

Feral pigeons are host to multiple types of bacteria, diseases, pathogens, and viruses (E. coli, Salmonella, Histoplasma). Their general living habitat is a petri dish for all manner of nasties that can get into the building air supply, contaminate the water supply and food, causing sickness and disease.

Pests attract pests

A pest bird infestation attracts other pests – fleas, ticks, mites, lice. This, in turn, creates its own new ecosystem where larger insects come to eat the bugs. The insects and birds attract the rodents and reptiles and soon your ‘unused roof area’ is teaming with life.

If you would like your building to be more like a place of business and a lot less like a bio-hazard wasteland, then get in touch and we will be happy send the pest birds packing!

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Eagle Eye Bird Wire Track is an easy, effective and aesthetically pleasing product to use, especially when multiple rows of bird wire are needed to protect ledges, parapets, beams, piping, etc. from perching birds.
Eagle Eye Bird Wire Track drastically reduces installation time as it requires less drilling into the installation surface than traditional bird wire posts.

This unit is designed for installation on flat, as well as slightly curved surfaces.

It is UV-stabilized and made from ABS plastic.

 

Dimensions

Additional parts needed for the installation:

Additional parts


Installation:
1) Cut the Bird Wire Track to the desired width.
2) Fasten the Track to the surface with screws. An adhesive may be added for extra installation durability.
3) Bird Wire Track should be spaced approx. 1.5m apart.
4) Simply clip a tension spring onto the top of the first row.
5) Fasten the wire to the spring by means of a copper ferrule.
6) Thread the wire through the opening of the second row and fasten it to the 3rd row using a copper ferrule.
7) Add a spring to the third row and repeat the process until the whole area is covered.

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Eagle Eye Bird Wire Track is an easy, effective and aesthetically pleasing product to use, especially when multiple rows of bird wire are needed to protect ledges, parapets, beams, piping, etc. from perching birds.
Eagle Eye Bird Wire Track drastically reduces installation time as it requires less drilling into the installation surface than traditional bird wire posts.

This unit is designed for installation on flat, as well as slightly curved surfaces.

It is UV-stabilized and made from ABS plastic.
Bird Wire Track  Attachments

 

Dimensions

 

Installation:
1) Cut the Bird Wire Track to the desired width.
2) Fasten the Track to the surface with screws. An adhesive may be added for extra installation durability.
3) Bird Wire Track should be spaced approx. 1.5m apart.
4) Simply clip a tension spring onto the top of the first row.
5) Fasten the wire to the spring by means of a copper ferrule.
6) Thread the wire through the opening of the second row and fasten it to the 3rd row using a copper ferrule.
7) Add a spring to the third row and repeat the process until the whole area is covered.

Parts needed:

Bird Wire Track installed Photo

So you have a pest bird problem, whether you have realized it or not.

Top Tip:

if you have lots of nuisance birds stomping around on your roof then you have a pest bird problem. And if you have pest birds then you will have bird mites running around your home too.

This a because pest birds are very generous hosts and willingly share their bugs and germs to all and sundry, without having to be asked. And if these bugs are in your home they will certainly come to find you – Afterall isn’t it considered polite for new visitors to meet their hosts? Bird mites are not too fussy when it comes to hosts and will happily hang out with humans and not even miss their old feathered friends. They will find you at your weakest moment – when you are asleep. Bird mites are drawn to heat emitting warm bodies, they can sense your breathing and while you are sleeping you are more likely to let them get close to you…

If you realized the danger and installed Eagle Eye bird control on your roof to keep the pest birds off your property, you may still have some bird mites wondering around your home looking for a nice warm meal from their new host. Removing a pest bird infestation does not mean that a bird mite infestation is going to kick off, but given the right circumstances, your bed can start feeling a little crowded. There are professionals that will sort this out for you ASAP, but if you are the DIY sort then these methods have been offered to help you sleep bug-free when your bed is under siege.

Duct tape - the uses just keeps on growing

Wrap the duct tape sticky side out around the legs of your bed. The bird mites will get stuck to the glue trying to climb into bed with you.

Bed leg moats

Get some buckets or bowls and place the legs of your bed in each bucket. Fill the bowls with rubbing alcohol and sleep soundly to the tiny drowning noises (and fumes) surrounding you.

The ring of death

Surround your bed with a ring of Diatomaceous Earth that will kill any bugs that try to breach your beds' defenses (it is death by dehydration apparently, as the earth sticks to the bug and draws all the water out).

Keep your sheets white

All the above methods will not help against an aerial bird mite attack. Although, bird mites can’t fly they can crawl up walls and onto ceilings, where they can drop in on you, avoiding all of the beds’ booby traps. If your sheets are white you can check for nocturnal visitors as the mites will be easier to spot.

There are times when a spot of DIY is a good idea but in certain circumstances, some professional help goes a long way to sleeping peacefully at night. Eagle Eye bird control for keeping the pest birds from stomping around on your roof and ceiling. And if you are unlucky enough to find yourself attractive to a hoard of lonely bird mites, then a professional bug exterminator or some decent bug spray should do the trick.

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