bird control management Articles

  • The high cost of neglecting bird control

    On February 25th 2016, The News Center in West Virginia reported that the AES Laurel Mountain LLC wind energy facility paid $30,000 in finesi for accidentally killing hundreds of migratory birds. ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Bird Control – Serious Business for Hospitals

    For 26 years Frank Sorentino has managed the outside structures and grounds of the Beaumont Hospital 106 acre complex in Royal Oak, Michigan. The main campus sits on approx. 115 acres. Seventeen separate buildings occupy the site with the Main building just over 10 stories high. In addition 3 parking decks are also located around the facility, providing parking and enough nesting sites for more ...


    By Nixalite of America Inc.

  • Controlling pest birds in public schools

    Pilots, golfers, and virtually anyone who is responsible for the safety of others are concerned about dealing with “pest birds” effectively. They include pigeons, Canada geese, seagulls, starlings and others that contaminate and damage the various buildings in which we live, work, and play. Bird droppings have the potential to transmit over 60 known diseases, and they are also a safety hazard ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Bartle Hall Bird Management - case study

    Only two BirdBuffers have been protecting this roof since 2008 saving tens of thousands of dollars! Try gaining bird control on this size of building with anything else but BirdBuffers?! Only BirdBuffer can “keep the birds away” safely over large areas like this. And with only two machines, BirdBuffer has been keeping birds away since 2008!  Bartle Hall has saved thousands ...


    By BirdBuffer, LLC

  • Bird controllers are essential to avoid Sully situation

    Bird strikes Effective bird control is essential to ensure aviation safety. New awareness for the risk of bird strikes in aviation is being raised by the release of motion picture “Sully: The Untold Story of the Miracle on the Hudson”. Wildlife strikes are relatively infrequent, only 3 percent of the strikes results in aircraft ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Controlling pest birds in the food processing industry

    Pest birds can be a serious health and safety issue if they are not controlled. In food processing plants they can cause extensive damage, health issues and safety problems to workers. Pest birds such as pigeons, starlings and sparrows are very common in and around commercial facilities. These facilities often provide perfect roosting places, shelter for nesting and a wonderful food source. ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Bird Netting vs. Bird Spray

    There are many types of bird control methods, ranging from simple scarecrows to bird sound machines. Two of these methods include bird netting and bird spray. Learn more about each method to determine which method is best to keep pest birds away from your property. Bird Netting Bird netting is known to be an effective bird control, but there are many factors to consider before ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • The Faces of Bird-X

    What’s it like to work in bird control? Three members from Bird-X’s sales and customer service teams answer questions about their day-to-day activities and the industry as a whole. Ray Kroc once said, “You’re only as good as the people you hire.” Kroc may have been in the food industry, but that sentiment rings true everywhere—especially at ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Managing grackles: Deter one of summer’s most invasive birds

    Grackles are difficult birds to manage, as they are an abundant and invasive type of blackbird. Because of this, grackles often require more effort and attention to control compared to other similar bird species. These birds live year-round in the southeastern United States, especially in Texas and Florida, but migrate to the North and Midwest during summer. Grackles like agricultural fields and ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • How to Install Bird Spikes

      Larger pest birds like pigeons, crows or gulls love to gather in the many nooks and crannies of a structure or building. They’ll land on signs, rooftops and windowsills to roost and nest, creating quite a mess. A single pigeon, for example, can excrete up to 25 pounds of droppings every year. Federal, state and local wildlife protection ordinances forbid the use of lethal or harmful ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • 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 ...


    By Bird Barrier

  • Bird Netting Keeps Birds Away from Dining Customers - Case Study

    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 ...


    By Bird Barrier

  • Pest Control Strategies

    Bird control is usually an afterthought for facilities management. It's usually a problem that is not addressed until it's already costing the business money. The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors says that birds can cause numerous problems, with the most notable being their droppings, nests, and noise. Why are these problems so relevant for businesses? Bird-X, which ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Breaking into new industries—The Bird-X approach

    In golf, a ‘birdie’ is usually a good thing. After attending February’s Golf Industry Show in San Diego, Bird-X found out that birdies are causing quite the stir on golf courses across the country. The reason is the number one pest bird culprit on golf courses—the Canada goose. Canada geese congregate around ponds and lakes, and have ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Food facility nightmares: When birds attack

    Food establishments know firsthand that food safety is paramount to good business. When pest birds think they are welcome to roost in your facility, food safety violations will keep piling up. Between contaminating products, defacing property, and causing overall chaos, pest birds can create quite a nightmare. According to ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Inventory Protected using Bird Barrier’s StealthNet

    For more than five years, starling and sparrow droppings created a mess on inventory being delivered to a loading dock. Each day, 15 – 20 trucks arrived to deliver supplies to this university in the southeast. The overhang provided shelter to the birds, whose debris landed on deliveries and campus police vehicles. The maintenance staff had to power wash the area on a regular basis. Scare ...


    By Bird Barrier

  • Bird netting for warehouses, hangars and large commerical applications

    Pest birds can be both a hazard and an expensive nuisance when they nest and gather in hangars, under overhangs, warehouses and other large covered areas. But thanks to bird netting, many of these problems can be avoided.Clearly the most obvious problem created by pest birds is their droppings. These can quickly clog gutters and down pipes. They can also cause ceilings, rooftop turbine ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Bird netting can save you big money

    Pest birds have been with us since man first crawled out of his cave and decided to build huts and grow food. These mischievous birds pecked and pooped on early shelters, ate food crops, infected water sources and food storage. Times have changed. But pest birds remain a huge problem, ostensibly improved by technology"s ability to eradicate huge flocks of birds with poisons, yet restrained by ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Costco Finds Bird Solution with BirdBuffer - case study

    Lunch Areas Lunch areas provide a great way to keep customers at the store, and of course, birds love them too. However, when the birds become pests, taking food and leaving droppings, it becomes an unpleasant event. Costco stores have tried to gain bird control with costly netting, which in many cases, resulted in the birds flying in lower to the tables where the food & clients were ...


    By BirdBuffer, LLC

  • Gerald r. ford international airport prepares for pest bird landings

    A new 4,800-vehicle four-level parking structure, site work and a grand canopy entry area are currently under construction at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in the Grand Rapids area. The approximately $115-million project began in September 2007 and it is expected to be completed in October 2009. The Grand Canopy is a glass structure attached to the parking garage covering the roadway ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

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