As People Move Out, Birds Move In: Preventing Bird Problems During COVID-19

Wild Turkey Spotted in Oakbrook, IllinoisBirds don't know about COVID-19. We may be sheltering indoors, but the birds are running amok outside. Left unattended, bird populations will grow exponentially.

Just last week, a wild turkey was sighted walking down the sidewalk at a shopping center in Oak Brook.

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Turn to the Bird Experts to Solve Your Bird Problems

Turn to the Bird Experts to Solve Your ProblemsWhen it comes to nuisance birds, there's no such thing as a one-size fits all solution, as pest control companies would have you believe.

For example, bird spikes may deter pigeons but sparrows love to nest in them. The same holds true for bird netting poorly installed: it may deter one bird species but can make an attractive source of nesting material for another. (And spikes and nets purchased from hardware stores fall apart quickly.)

Bird issues can be complex, which is why one-dimensional solutions often fail – if they were easy, anyone could solve them. Instead, you need bird experts to identify the type of bird you are dealing with and the right mix of structural deterrents, technology and services to eliminate your bird problems once and for all.

That is why using biologists, field experienced bird experts and professional construction technicians is far more effective than using your local exterminator.

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Your Bird Issues Are More Costly Than You Think

Pigeons on BuckwoldLast year, it was critical that a bridge in Canada lighten its load as the weight equivalent of 356 medium-size vehicles could have compromised the structure of the Sid Buckwold Bridge.

The cause was 1,3 million pounds of bird droppings – the result of a nuisance pigeon problem that had gone unabated for five decades.

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