bird control technology 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 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • Say good-bye to bird pest problems

    Before we say good-bye to bird pests, we should probably say hello to the problems they create. For example, birds can quickly become pests when they eat your fruit, drill holes in your birch trees or eat the fish in your pond. When starlings, grackles, blackbirds and crows roost by the hundreds in trees, they create a serious problem--their droppings can carry any of 60 diseases. Moreover, bird ...


    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-X gives best wishes to retiring HR Director

    Bird-X has been dedicated to unmatched focus on quality, efficacy, and customer service since 1964. Our growth wouldn’t be possible without our team of dedicated employees, including Alison James, Director of HR, Marketing, and Customer Services. Alison first started working for the company in 1997. She was hired as an executive assistant to Ron Schwarcz (then president) and Richard Seid, ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Bird-X sales team attends PestWorld 2016 in Seattle, WA

    During the third week of October, Bird-X account managers flocked to Seattle, Washington for PestWorld 2016; a four-day tradeshow put on by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). PestWorld is an all-encompassing tradeshow, putting new information and products into the hands of everyone within the Pest Control community. PestWorld gives participants the opportunity to learn about ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Future inside – smart environmental sensing technology

    SHM30 snow depth sensor in Antarctica (photo: Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Helmholtz-Zentrum Bremerhaven) A lot of sensing technologies have changed recently: Ultrasonic wind measurement replaces cups and vane systems, closed anemometer designs offer better protection from ...

  • Coyote Control: How urban coyotes are invading our cities

    Coyotes have descended on our towns and cities… Can we peacefully coexist with this common pest animal? A distinctively American species, the coyote has lived in North America for more than a million years. But despite widespread attempts at eradication since the early 19th-century, coyotes have adapted and are now well-established in 49 states, including most major metropolitan ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Agrilaser Autonomic 2016 Pest Best Product award

    At PestTech 2016, the Agrilaser Autonomic won first prize in the Pest Best Product of the year award 2016. PestTech 2016 is the Annual Exhibition and Conference put on by the National Pest Technicians Association in the UK, held on November 2nd in Birmingham. With an exhibition consisting of over 50 exhibitors, a series of seminars on interesting and ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Luton Airport Case Study.

    "The Airport has seen an 80% reduction in airfield bird sightings in the last year - Liam Bolger, Airfield Operations London Luton Airport"  • 80% reduction in airfield bird sightings since BIRD Tab implementation • BIRD Tab has minimised the risk of bird strike at Luton airport • Over 90% reduction in controllable species bird strikes London Luton ...


    By Scarecrow Group Limited.

  • BroadBand PRO: Power Plant case study

    What do you do when 6,000 starlings precipitously invade your power plant? Run for cover! “Last fall,” relates Dave Sheetz, mechanic at PacifiCorp’s Dave Johnston Power Plant in Wyoming, “thousands of starlings began roosting all over our power generating units. Their droppings covered the units and dripped all the way down from top to bottom.” To make matters ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • BroadBand PRO: Landfill - Case Study

    The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) is not only the largest landfill in the state of Rhode Island; it’s also the only one. In earlier days, each city and town in the state had its own landfill operation. These multiple facilities tended to be inefficient, inconsistent and duplicative, besides resulting in a plethora of unbeautiful garbage dumps around the state. So the ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Enterprise Mobile Apps – Don’t Just Shrink the Screen

    Do you have a smart phone? I do, and chances are you do as well. In fact, research from Mary Meeker shows that today there are over $2.5 billion smartphone users around the world. Much like the internet before it smart phones and the rising use of mobile devices is a technology trend that is influencing many facets of our lives ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Some unique solutions to water, wastewater challenges

    Challenges are not unique to water and wastewater treatment, but the challenges thrown at operators and managers often require equal parts of thoughtfulness and creativity, with dashes of patience and persistence. This is why the industries are “home to some of the most ingenious professionals to be found in any industry,” according to an editorial in Treatment Plant Operator. ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Membrane Bioreactor for National Park

    The problem: Assateague Island is a barrier island that stretches from the Eastern shore of Maryland down Atlantic coast to Virginia. The island is a National Park, administered by the National Park Service, under the National Seashore division. Assateague Island is a vital resting and feeding area for birds and also is home to more than 300 wild ponies. The park receives about 1 ...


    By Dynatec Systems Inc.

  • A Dosimeter for the Future: a History of the doseBadge - Case study

    In 1995, a team of young engineers at Cirrus Research set to work on revolutionising the design and functionality of noise dosimeters. Their hard work and tireless dedication to the protection of people’s hearing led them to design the doseBadge, which has now become synonymous with personal noise exposure measurement. The process of designing the doseBadge wasn’t easy or without ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Retrofitting an Existing Stormwater System to Meet Numerical Effluent Limits - Stormwater Management at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

    ABSTRACTOwned and operated by the Port of Seattle, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (STIA) is the 28th busiest airport in the world. A Section 401 Water Quality Certification was issued to the Port to allow its expansion projects to proceed. This certification required existing portions of the airport be retrofitted to meet current stormwater standards. In addition, the Port’s renewed NPDES ...

  • From electronic noses to invasive bees, 15 surprising trends for 2017

    What should we be thinking about when we think about the future of biodiversity, conservation and the environment? An international team of experts in horizon scanning, science communication and conservation recently asked that question as participants in the eighth annual Horizon Scan of Emerging Issues for ...


    By Ensia

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