Many people are surprised to find birds causing problems on buildings in urban areas, but birds are actually very common in cities and many species may potentially create problems on buildings. Fortunately, by understanding the birds that most often cause problems, as well as the architectural features that attract them to buildings, nuisance bird problems can usually be addressed by making the building less attractive to the birds.
How to Keep Birds Away from Airports
The last thing you want at an airport are birds hanging out around the tarmac and airfield. Pest birds can be very hazardous to aviation with birds colliding with aircraft, known as bird strikes, possibly causing aircraft to crash. Pest birds can be difficult to get rid of once they nest on your property. Here are a few tips on how to keep birds away from airports and why they are dangerous. Health Hazards Don’t let pest birds leave behind potential diseases on tarmacs and airfields Nothing is worse than...
Birds are not the only carriers of Avian Influenza
Global poultry production has more than quadrupled since 1970, with the United States leading the flock. However, due to the rising demand for chicken and other poultry, avian influenza, or ‘bird flu,’ outbreaks have occurred at an accelerated rate, causing concern across the agricultural industry. Most alarmingly is the fact that the 2014 bird flu virus killed nearly 50 million birds, according to Fortune, and drove meat and egg prices to record highs.i Poultry and egg producers battle to recover...
Blueberry Farm Bird Protection Tips
It’s everyone’s favorite time of year! The leaves are turning green, the sun is staying out later and the birds have migrated north for the summer. Well, if you’re a blueberry farmer, you know that the latter may cause some headaches for your prosperous berries. Birds, like humans, love the taste of these berries and will go to great lengths to get their fair share of the tasty fruit. Follow these useful tips to help protect your blueberry farm from those pesky birds this spring. Plant Additiona...
Malaysian manufacturer battles bird droppings - Case Study
Corrosive bird droppings from a huge pest bird infestation were compromising safety and sanitation at a major Malaysian chemical plant. Here is how Bird-X products solved their complex bird problem. The problem: A major chemical plant in Malaysia covers hundreds of acres - and the pest bird infestation is just as sizable, with a population of Common Mynas and Asian Glossy Starlings estimated to be in the millions. The pest bird droppings were causing leakages in the pipe systems (gas and chemical) when left...
Bird Netting keeps Birds away from dining customers
Aruba Beach Restaurants Solve Pressing Bird Issue With StealthNet Bird Netting Imagine a beachside restaurant at a luxury hotel. Could be Hawaii, or the Caribbean, or maybe even the South Pacific. In this case it’s Aruba. You take a seat with your family for breakfast, relishing in what is about to be an enjoyable occasion; selecting your favorite breakfast treats from the well-stocked buffet, and eating just a little bit more than you should. Paradise, right? Not so fast. A resident flock of sparrows,...