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  • Bird control for commercial applications

    Building owners and businesses spend millions of dollars annually to deal with infestations and the problems associated with pest birds. The risks associated with these pests increase year after year as bird populations continue to grow in both inner city and urban environments. The fact is, these pests are out of their natural element and without proper bird control measures, they can wreak ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, 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.

  • Add To Your Revenue By Adding Bird Control

    As a contractor, you've learned that one of the best ways to increase revenue is to increase the number of services you offer your customers. And one of the most revenue enhancing services you can offer today is bird proofing. Regardless of the size or type of building, and no matter what the job, bird proofing is a vital part of protecting any building or structure from the damages imposed by ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, 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 - 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

  • 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 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.

  • Bird proofing hangars, parks and government buildings

    Bird Proofing government buildings, parks, military bases, and aircraft hangars has been a problem for quite some time. At the dawn of aviation, the Wright brothers recorded a bird strike that interfered with their early flights. More recently, Hanscom Field in Bedford Massachusetts had roughly 5,000 starlings roosting in their hangar. Clinton Air Force Base in Oklahoma had six hangars with ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • 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 ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Creative planning prevents bird problem at convention center.

    Project Overview: The clients for this project were Downing Architects PC, Estes Construction and Tricon Construction Group, who designed and built the Quad City Waterfront Convention Center in downtown Bettendorf, Iowa. Due to the building’s design and location, there was the possibility of birds roosting in the structure creating potential eyesores and health problems for visitors and guests ...


    By Nixalite of America Inc.

  • 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.

  • Bird-b-gone spikes used on new i-35 bridge in minneapolis

    It has been a little over a year since the I-35 Bridge in Minneapolis failed during rush hour traffic on August 1, 2007, collapsing to the river and riverbanks beneath. The bridge, which brought nearly 140,000 passengers across the Mississippi river daily, had been a major route for commuter in the area. 13 lives were lost and nearly a hundred people wounded when the bridge collapsed. The ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Bye Bye Birdie - Protecting your Building and Employees from Pest Birds

    It seems that not a day goes by without a news story about avian flu and the possible pandemic it may cause. Concerns about the potential threat are on the forefront of Americas mind, and it has taught us to be more conscious about the way disease is transmitted. “Indeed Avian Flu is a recent concern” says Bruce Donoho owner of Bird-B-Gone, Inc, “however I believe that there is a wide range of ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Beware of Birds - Bill Read looks at the dangers and consequences of birdstrikes and the steps that airports and airside safety providers are taking to reduce the risk

    At 9.15 am on 29 April 2007, a Thomson Fly Boeing 757-200 with 221 passengers on board took off from Manchester airport on a flight to Arrecife, Lanzarote. Seconds after the aircraft had left the ground, two birds were sucked into the aircraft's right engine causing a flameout and black smoke to issue from the Rolls-Royce RB211-535E4 power plant. The pilot continued the takeoff on one engine and ...

  • Population genetic structure and dispersal across a fragmented landscape in cerulean warblers (Dendroica cerulea)

    Cerulean warblers (Dendroica cerulea) have experienced significant declines across their breeding range and presently exist in disjunct populations, largely because of extensive loss and fragmentation of their breeding and wintering habitat. Despite this overall decline, a recent north-eastern expansion of the breeding range has been proposed, and some researchers have suggested that the eastern ...


    By Springer

  • Exposure to the androgenic brominated flame retardant, 1,2‐dibromo‐4‐(1,2‐dibromoethyl)‐cyclohexane (DBE‐DBCH) alters reproductive and aggressive behaviors in birds

    1,2‐Dibromo‐4‐(1,2‐dibromoethyl)cyclohexane (DBE‐DBCH; CAS 3322‐93‐8) is a bioaccumulative isomer of a current‐use brominated flame retardant that has been detected in environmental samples. All 4 structural isomers are androgen agonists, however little toxicological information exists for this compound. The objective of this study was to determine if β‐DBE‐DBCH, the isomer found most ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Spill prevention, control and countermeasure

    Background One of the EPA’s mandates is to prevent oil spills from polluting our nation’s navigable waterways which are defined under the Clean Water Act and Oil Pollution Act as any waterway or body of water that is used for ...

  • Pigeon control…Humane solutions that work

    Who hasn't fed a flock of eager bobbing-headed pigeons at the park? Or chased them into a tree? The honest truth is, we've had a love-hate relationship with our grey-feathered friends since they first landed on a statue or church tower.If you're a home or boat owner, or a facilities manager for a warehouse, airport, park, zoo, government or commercial building, the pest pigeon has undoubtedly ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Pigeon Birth Control at Manufacturing Plants

    One of the most popular places for an OvoControl contraception project is a pigeon-plagued manufacturing plant. Any kind of manufacturing will do, although places that produce heat – foundry, mill, rail maintenance, glass, etc. – are often at the top of the list. Manufacturing facilities are often characterized by multiple structures which are typically just too large, costly or ...


    By Bird Barrier

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