CROW GEESE SEA GULL MAGPIE PIGEON
Feral pigeons are the most typical pest in the U. K, causing damage and mess making where-ever they roost, creating a significant demand for pigeon control. Today's Pigeon is a descendant of the domesticated European homing pigeon, which means their diet is varied and they are comfortable making their house in synthetic structures and frameworks.
They carry a number of potentially infectious diseases such as salmonella, tuberculosis and ornithosis. Therefore they can represent genuine health risks. Usually culling alongside proofing can make a significant impact against the pigeon
Bird droppings can lead to severe hazards on pavements and floors and can cause respiratory ailments
There has been an increase in Sea gulls in residential and commercial areas throughout the UK including inland regions and they can be destructive and disruptive to businesses, creating a mess and damage in public areas, to street furniture, roofing and building structures. Their presence can be a nuisance to customers and residents.
The common magpie can become a problem with their natural curiosity when they begin to damage property and the Crow
can become a noise nuisance.
Depending on the area, the quantity of infestation and the whole situation all bird numbers can be controlled with effective culling and/or proofing. Each case would need to be assessed and sometimes this may include involving other third parties.
It must be mentioned that all birds, their nests and eggs are protected by law and it is thus an offence, with certain exceptions which include : "Removal by an authorised person it can be permissible under the terms of General Licenses and to preserve public health or air safety and prevent spread of disease". This will be determined on each site and advised accordingly.