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Posts tagged: Pigeons

Bird Droppings and the Health Hazards Associated – The CDC Guide to Protecting Workers at Risk

Bird Droppings and the Health Hazards Associated – The CDC Guide to Protecting Workers at Risk
Outbreaks of histoplasmosis have shared similar circumstances: People who did not know the health risks of breathing in the spores of H. capsulatum became ill and sometimes caused others nearby to become ill when they disturbed contaminated soil or accumulations of bird or bat manure. Because they were unaware of the hazard, they did not take protective measures that could have prevented illness.

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Think of Controlling Birds as a Control Service vs. One Time Event to Increase Succes

Think of Controlling Birds as a Control Service vs. One Time Event to Increase Succes
People have been attempting to control birds for decades using single-event installations with spikes, nets, noise devices and other single deterrents and have often fallen short of the goal of removing birds. With the protection status of most bird species and the human demands that birds not be injured 

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Bird Control Tips for Apartment Buildings and Property Managers

Bird Control Tips for Apartment Buildings and Property Managers
Apartment complexes and property managers are in desperate need of effective bird management. These industries manage so much square footage that high-dollar spiking jobs and netting programs that just shift the birds to the next open area. Avitrol programs if done correctly are getting more and more labor intense driving cost up and not providing immediate control. Managers of these properties are frustrated not only with the price but with the lack of overall success.

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Feral Pigeon, Rock Pigeon, City Pigeons or Street Pigeons

Feral Pigeon, Rock Pigeon, City Pigeons or Street Pigeons

Feral pigeons (Columba livia domestica), also called city doves, city pigeons or street pigeons, are derived from domestic pigeons that have returned to the wild. The domestic pigeon was originally bred from the wild rock dove, which naturally inhabits sea-cliffs and mountains. Rock (i.e., 'wild'), domestic and feral pigeons are all the same...

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