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  • How effectively does the Birds Directive protect birds?

    Special conservation measures for bird species are required in EU Member States under Annex I of the Birds Directive. This study measured the efficacy of the Directive by comparing the population trends of these species to those of non-Annex I species. Annex I species had more positive trends in population from 1980–2012, despite extensive climate changes. Biodiversity is in decline in all ...

  • Protected birds threatened by poisoned prey

    Rodents poisoned by pest control substances may pose a threat to protected birds if the carcasses are not removed quickly enough. A new study found that dead water voles on farmland were scavenged rapidly by red kites and buzzards, suggesting that regular removal is needed to reduce poisoning risks. Chemical poisons are often used to control rodent populations on farms, where the animals destroy ...

  • Radar protects birds at oil sands facility

    The same advanced radar technology that helps keep birds and planes apart at airports is now protecting birds from contact with tailings ponds at Alberta Oil Sands production facilities. The Accipiter® Bird Protection Radar System recently installed at Syncrude Canada Ltd. facilities north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, is the largest and most sophisticated radar-based bird protection system ever ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 35 years of cooperation to protect wild birds in Europe

    I am delighted to be here with you to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Birds Directive and the 10th anniversary of the agreement between BirdLife and FACE. It's excellent to see the hunting community adopting such a pro-active approach to bird conservation and giving such high-profile recognition to the EU nature legislation. So, my thanks to the Federation of Associations for Hunting and ...

  • Rain Bird Renews Partnership to Protect The Nation’s Groundwater Supply

    The world’s largest irrigation company, Rain Bird, announced that it has renewed its partnership with the ...


    By The Groundwater Foundation

  • April Flowers Bring May Birds – Protect Seeds Early

    The springtime is full of new life and regrowth, especially in the form of garden planting and crop harvesting. Unfortunately, spring garden planting is extremely enticing to pest birds and other animals that are in search of a reliable food source after a long winter. Read on to learn how you can ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • Protect Migrating Birds from Collection Ponds with Bird-B-Gone’s Heavy Duty Pond Netting

    Mission Viejo, CA – Bird-B-Gone, Inc. leading manufacturer of effective, humane bird deterrents would like to announce a new addition to their line of professional grade bird control products, Heavy Duty Pond Netting. Recent studies have ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Eastern European birds protected by recent legislation show improved population trends

    National bird conservation policies implemented in Eastern Europe in the 1990s have substantially benefited bird populations across the region, a new study has shown. Compared with the period 1970-1990, the population trends of species protected by national legislation improved during 1990-2000, particularly for those species receiving focused attention. Across the 306 species studied, the ...

  • Bird-B-Gone Keeps Birds Off of Bridges

    BIRD•B•GONE KEEPS BIRDS OFF BRIDGES! Bird•B•Gone, Inc. Bird Control Products keep Pest Birds off of bridges nationwide. Bird•B•Gone, is the leading manufacturer of bird control products in the US. Their products humanly deter pest birds such as pigeons, seagulls and crows from buildings, structures, bridges, highway overpasses and other areas they like to nest and roost. Bruce Donoho owner ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Countries agree to cooperate to end the illegal trapping of protected bird species in Egypt and Libya

    The Government of Egypt, in cooperation with Germany, Switzerland and other partners, has pledged to assess and further address the issue of unregulated hunting and bird netting practices along the Mediterranean coast of Egypt. The agreement came as top-level officials from those countries joined representatives from the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) and its relevant Agreements, NGOs and ...

  • European Commission takes legal action against Portugal for failing to protect wild birds

    The European Commission is taking legal action against Portugal for measures affecting two Special Protection Areas designated for the conservation and protection of wild birds. The measures violate the EU's directive on the conservation of wild birds. EU Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas said: 'Portugal must ensure there is adequate protection of those sites it has already designated, and ...

  • Eco Environmental complete Bird protection package at Bath Spa University for Skanska Construction

    Eco Environmental were contracted to install their Bird Wire deterrent system on the prestigious new development at Bath Spa University for Skanska Construction. Dave Harry Eco Contracts manager Midlands Wales and West commented “the works involved fitted bird protection measure to the façade, from mobile elevated working platforms, on a busy site ...

  • Protect your building from aggressive birds and perhaps prevent a legal claim as well

    Birds can cause building owners a great deal of problems, by gathering in large numbers. When there are large gatherings of birds, this unfortunately means a lot of bird droppings and nests. The bird droppings themselves can cover buildings, equipment and vehicles and the nests can have a number of blood feeding parasites inside that can move onto infest the rest of the building, especially ...

  • Bird-B-Gone announces patent on polycarbonate bird spikes

    Mission Viejo, CA- Bird-B-Gone, Inc. a leading manufacturer of effective and humane professional bird control products has been granted US Patent 7596910 on their polycarbonate bird spike, Bird Spike 2000. Known as the “Original Plastic Bird Spike”, the spikes are made from a U.V. protected polycarbonate, and carry an industry leading 5 year guarantee. Bird Spike 2000 is an effective and humane ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Bird-X Announces Fully Autonomous Bird Control Drone

    Bird-X has just released its newest product, the ProHawk UAV™ bird control drone. 2016 marks the release of the newest form of extremely effective humane bird control: the ProHawk UAV™. Bird-X reports on its newest design. “After an extensive period of research and development, the testing phase is finally complete and the new drone is available for sale,” stated ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Bird Control Systems Prevent Birds’ Access into Dublin Hospital

    Dublin Hospital have called on Eco Environmental Services’ expertise over the last 2 years to eliminate the problems on site with both seagulls and feral pigeons by installing discrete bird control systems to prevent the pigeons and gulls from gaining access into sensitive and delicate areas of the hospital. With the high health and hygiene standards and requirements ...

  • Ensure the Kiwi Bird’s Survival

    Zookeepers at the Auckland Zoo, New Zealand, use METTLER TOLEDO balances to ensure that kiwi chicks hatched in captivity are putting on enough weight to thrive once they are released into the wild. Accurate weighing of the chicks is essential to the decades-old program’s success. Flightless kiwi birds fend off predators rather than take to the skies. In the New Zealand wild, about 50 ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day: Migratory Birds and Tourism

    This weekend, people and organisations all over the world will celebrate World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD). The theme this year is “Destination Flyways : Migratory Birds and Tourism”. WMBD was initiated in 2006 and is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the protection of migratory birds and their habitats. Wetlands International is a founding partner in this ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Repel flying birds with Nixalite’s new bird barricade™ Avian Hazer

    Nixalite of America Inc. is now offering their new Bird Barricade Avian Hazer that safely and easily repels flying birds from open areas. The Bird Barricade Avian Hazer is an easy-to-use system that disperses Fog Force Bird Repellent into the air to rid an area of pest birds. This compact system is able to operate unassisted through the use of a built-in timer that allows it to run automatically. ...


    By Nixalite of America Inc.

  • High quality bird netting available from bird-b-gone

    Bird Netting Quality Control TestBird-B-Gone, Inc, the world’s largest manufacturer of humane bird control products offers high-quality bird control netting and hardware. Bird Net 2000 Heavy Duty Bird Netting is a strong polyethylene netting used to block pest birds from entering unwanted areas including airline hangars, garages, factories, warehouses, eaves, canopies and more. Bird Net ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

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