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  • 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.

  • Bird deterrents say `Shoo` to pest birds

    We have a love-hate relationship with our fine-feathered friends. Poets love them. Property managers can do without them. Like anything in this world, too many birds can be a real problem. Suddenly, what was endearing becomes a pest. One that"s noisy, messy and damaging to almost everything it lands on. The solution? Bird deterrents. In days of old, this meant culling by birdshot, trained ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • 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.

  • Why Invest in Bird Control?

    Birds can be very damaging to your property. In fact, they create millions of dollars in damage every year. When they nest, they can create hazardous conditions that require a substantial amount of cleanup. Bird infestations not only create property damage, but health hazards, liability issues, and can even spread disease. Diseases & Health Issues When it comes to birds ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Got Birds? Bird Netting Keeps Them Out of your Commercial Building

    Bird netting has been successfully used to block birds from entering unwanted areas. It's a humane, low profile way of blocking out pigeons, sparrows, gulls, starlings and crows. It comes in a variety of stock sizes and custom cuts. You can generally choose from two mesh sizes to deter the species of pest ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Fall bird season – keep birds away all year

    As cold weather creeps in and we get deeper into fall bird season, bird control priorities become slightly different. However, there is still a lot that can be done this time of year to keep birds away all year long. Here are some interesting facts and tips for a better approach to fall bird season / pest bird control: Stop birds from perching. Fall bird season is peak migration time and pest ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • Wacky Weather: What it Means for Seasonal Birds

    Last Tuesday started off like an average early-May day in the town of Carlsbad, New Mexico, with temperatures steadily rising into the low 80s. As late afternoon approached, light rain started and became stronger as the evening went on. It wasn’t until after dinner that Carlsbad resident Skye Pope noticed a much louder tapping sound on his windows and roof than simply rain, and went outside ...


    By Bird-X 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.

  • 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 ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • 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.

  • Protect Your Pumpkin Patch From Pest Birds

    As the leaves begin to change colors and temperatures drop, more and more pumpkin patches are opening for business. Don’t let pest birds ruin the season you’ve waited all year long for. Keep your pumpkin patch safe from pest birds with these tips from Avian Control. Scare Away Pest Birds Stop ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • 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

  • How to Bird proof Hanging Baskets Around the Home

    As the weather begins to get warmer and everyone begins to purchase hanging baskets for the home, birds start crafting their own homes in those very baskets. Hanging baskets provide shade and security and serve as a convenient location for birds to nest. Once a bird nests in a hanging basket, it’s tough to get rid of them until the egg hatches and their babies fly away. To bird proof from ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • Bird-X highlights most commonly received customer questions

    If there’s one thing we know, it’s birds! Our Customer Service team understands that some of our products can seem extremely technical and tricky to use. Fear not—we’re here to help you understand how your new Bird-X products work, and clear up any questions about pest birds and animals. Check out some of the most common questions we encounter—you may just find the ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Wind turbines cause rising number of bird and bat fatalities

    Wind power is one of the cleanest and safest methods of generating renewable energy. Due to the steady increase in price of nonrenewable sources, wind turbine use has increased 25% in the past decade.i While its growth has helped reduce carbon emissions and pollution, this green source of energy comes at a cost: these massive blades, slicing the air at close to 200 miles per hour, serve as ...


    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.

  • 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.

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