How to Get Rid of Woodpeckers

how to get rid of woodpeckers

Woodpeckers are an interesting case within the pest control industry since the birds can be classified as an environmental necessity as well as being a pest at the same time. Woodpeckers help to regulate the insect population near your home, but most of the time, the harm the birds cause to wood structures and the … Read more

Best goose repellents, bird sprays and decoys

best geese repellents

There is nothing more majestic than watching a skein of geese in the sky, but the minute they land they turn in to a real nuisance. Geese are renowned for fouling everywhere, intimidating other wildlife and being a threat to public welfare. Therefore, it is important that we keep Geese off our property and scare … Read more

Why do woodpeckers peck?

why do woodpeckers wood

Woodpeckers are relatively picky and don’t just make their home in any old yard. It has to have a plentiful food supply, hollow trees and be located in a nice warm area. Why do woodpeckers peck wood? Woodpeckers peck wood for food, to create nesting spaces, attract mates and communicate with other birds. For these … Read more

How to get rid of pigeons with poison

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Killing pigeons by poisoning them – good or bad? Pigeons are considered a pest. They are not pretty to look at nor do they wake us up with a beautiful dawn chorus, like other native and non-native birds do. In fact, many people believe that pigeons are flying rats and therefore should be eradicated just … Read more

Best Bird Netting – Reviews and Buyers Guide

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Noisy, messy, destructive and incredibly persistent, pest birds such as sparrows, pigeons and gulls are known to wreak havoc on crops and buildings when roosting or foraging for food. What is bird netting? Bird netting is a discrete solution that enables you to block birds and other pests from entering areas where products, yields or … Read more

Do inflatable scarecrows scare birds?

inflatable scarecrows to scare birds

Scarecrows have been around for many decades and are predominantly used to discourage birds from feeding on crops. Over the years scarecrows have flitted between friend and foe, featuring in films such as the Wizard of Oz, which is a children’s classic, to Jeepers Creepers which is a well-known horror movie. Do air blown scarecrows … Read more

Why does reflective tape scare birds? Which tape is best?

reflective scare tape for birds

  Birds can attack properties and backyards causing chaos to structures, crops, vineyards and plants. The perfect solution for keeping tenacious birds at bay is reflective tape, otherwise known as deterrent or scare tape. Bird repellent scare tape Reflective tape is an effective form of bird control as it uses a combination of sound, generated … Read more

Do woodpeckers use bird houses to nest in? Which ones are best?

woodpecker bird house

A woodpecker birdhouse is a great way to deter woodpeckers from drilling holes in your house and ruining desirable trees, whilst providing an excellent place for them to nest. Woodpecker bird houses Do woodpeckers use bird houses? Yes, a woodpecker bird house provides a valuable home for many different types of woodpecker. They offer birdwatchers … Read more

Best Dove and Pigeon Decoys

best dove and pigeon decoys

There are various techniques used for hunting and shooting pigeons and doves, however, the most popular has to be decoys. How to use pigeon and dove decoys To successfully hunt pigeons and doves using decoys you’ll need to monitor their flight line, detect wind direction and place the decoys in a specific pattern facing the … Read more

How to keep birds away from your car

how to keep birds away from your car

  Finding an effective method to keep birds away from your car will save you time and frustration that occurs with cleaning up bird poop on your vehicle. Rural areas and urban areas alike have their share of avian pests that create challenges for drivers. After yet another episode of a recent car wash being … Read more

Owl Decoys to Scare Birds Away

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Using owl decoys to scare birds away Pest birds cause millions of dollars in damage to homes and buildings across America every year. Due to the acidity levels found in bird droppings, structures are eroded causing leaks and ruining historical properties and statues. Nesting birds can also ruin gutters, cause electrical fires and block ventilation … Read more

Do Pigeons Carry Diseases?

what diseases do pigeons carry

Most of us don’t consider birds to be pests. In fact, many of us hang feeders and fill up birdbaths in our backyard in order to actively encourage them to visit. But some birds, such as pigeons, can cause just as much damage to your property as an infestation of rats, bed bugs, or fleas. … Read more

How to keep pigeons away from bird feeders

how to keep pigeons away from bird feeders

Guide to keeping pigeons away from bird feeders Pigeons, also known as rock doves, are one of the most successful species on the planet. Although humans are responsible for the extinction of hundreds of bird species (most notably the pigeon’s cousin, the passenger pigeon) this one species has thrived. People have never forgiven them for … Read more

How to Keep Birds From Nesting Under Roof

how to keep birds from nesting under roof

Birds can be great visitors to your property when they’re stopping by your bird feeder, taking a dip in your bird bath, or singing in the morning. Unfortunately, birds can also cause extensive damage and become major pests when they decide to make your home their own. How to keep from birds nesting under roof … Read more

Propane Cannons For Bird Control

best propane cannons for bird control

Farms are subject to many natural disasters and pests. Birds can be very destructive to crops and property. Using a propane bird cannon is an effective way of scaring away these harmful pests. What Is a Propane Cannon for Bird Control? The name may be a bit of a misnomer. Propane cannons for birds do … Read more