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Bird Control and Deterrence Services – Animal Removal Services Of Virginia

In need of bird control or deterrence? Are birds creating problems around your home, buildings or business? Animal Removal Services Of Virginia experts provide bird control and deterrence throughout Virginia!

Animal Removal Services Of Virginia – Bird Removal and Deterrence Experts

Animal Removal Services of Virginia specializes in bird control and deterrence. These services include removing birds in vents, pigeon control, bird netting and bird spiking.  Pigeons, European starlings, house sparrows, woodpeckers and chimney swifts create the most problems for Virginia residents. Care must be taken in any control efforts since local ordinance may limit what we can do. But, even with limitations Animal Removal Services of Virginia know what bird control and deterrence techniques will work.

The piliated woodpecker creates the most nuisance bird removal problems of all woodpeckers.

There are four species of woodpeckers that create problems for Virginia Homeowners. The downy, red-bellied and red-headed woodpeckers are the smallest of the four and do can cause damage, but Virginia’s largest woodpecker, the pileated woodpecker, create the most woodpecker nuisance bird removal issues for Animal Removal Services of Virginia.

There are several ways we control pigeons, European starlings, house sparrows, woodpeckers and chimney swifts, with the most effective being a mixture of techniques. Also, Animal Removal Services of Virginia provides nuisance bird removal and deterrence for more than personal homes. Furthermore, we service businesses, property managers, homeowners associations, timber companies, and municipalities. Please, call us today at (804) 729-9103 and let us help you with your nuisance bird removal problems.

Animal Removal Services of Virginia provides nuisance bird removal deterrence services throughout Virginia including Albemarle, Goochland, Fluvanna, Powhatan, Louisa, Henrico, and Hanover Counties as well as the Cities of Charlottesville and Richmond.

 

Virginia Nuisance Bird Removal Damage And Health Concerns

 

Bird Damage In Virginia

Bird droppings deface and accelerate the deterioration of your home buildings. Of course, this increases the cost of maintenance. Also, large amounts of droppings may kill your vegetation and produce unpleasant odors. Bird manure deposited on your benches, statues, cars, and your guests creates unpleasant situations. In addition, if you have a garden birds consume and contaminate large quantities of food destined for your table.

Also, if you live around airports, birds can be a threat of potential bird-aircraft collisions. So, if you do have a large number of birds gathering you definitely want to address this issue.

Flocking starlings can take over your trees, home and buildings. You need Animal Removal Services of Virginia nuisance bird removal services.

Flocking starlings can take over your trees, home and buildings. Typical starling  problems include large scale buildup of their sprayed feces.  The droppings contain uric acid that corrode stone, metal and masonry.

Human Health Concerns From Birds In Virginia

Birds can carry and spread diseases to people and livestock through their droppings. Also, they are known to carry or transmit ornithosis, encephalitis, Newcastle disease, cryptococcosis, toxoplasmosis, salmonella food poisoning, and several other diseases. Additionally, under the right conditions bird manure may harbor airborne spores of the causal agent of histoplasmosis, a systemic fungus disease that can infect humans.

The ectoparasites of some birds include various species of fleas, lice, mites, ticks, and other biting insects, some of which readily bite people. Some insects that inhabit the nests of birds are also fabric pests and/or pantry pests. The northern fowl mite found on pigeons is an important poultry pest.

Because birds live in such close association with humans, they are a factor in passing on numerous disease, parasites and  insect pests.  Some of the diseases include chlamydiosis, coccidiosis, erysipeloid, Newcastle’s, parathypoid, pullorum, salmonellosis, transmissible gastroenteritis, tuberculosis, various encephalitis viruses, vibriosis,  and yersinosis. Parasites  include internal parasites (acariasis, schistosomiasis, taeniasis, toxoplasmosis, and trichomoniasis). Also household insect pests include bed bugs, carpet beetles, clothes moths, fleas, lice, mites, and ticks. (Source: Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage — 1994)

The House Sparrow can invade your Virginia home. This nusiance bird removal job demands Animal Removal Services of Virginia.

The House Sparrow attacks other species, including incubating females and their eggs, nestlings, and will kill and build a nest over the corpses of other birds.

Animal Removal Services of Virginia have no difficulty identifying your bird problems.  But, if you notice anything odd, like an increase of birds flying or roosting around the house, bird droppings on your car or patio furniture , then you have a bird problem and need bird control. Call Us At .

 

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Birds In Virginia – What Works for Pest Bird Control

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Virginia Bird Prevention

  • Remove or reduce standing water in places where pest nuisance birds feed.
  • Make sure your trash cans stay covered and those areas remain clean
  • Feeding pest nuisance birds is a no no!
  • Also, cut back trees from your home and buildings; and definitely prune trees that attract pest bird nesting.
  • In addition, add spikes, sticky glues or a Bird Banisher where pest nuisance birds roost.
  • Make sure your gutters remain clean which prevents water from gathering.
  • Stop using feeders during warm weather as they will attract pest nuisance birds
Virginia law allows the killing of all nuisance pigeons at any time. Animal Removal Services of Virginia prefers non-lethal alternatives. Call us at (804) 729-9103! We have the solutions!

Virginia law allows the killing of all nuisance pigeons at any time. Animal Removal Services of Virginia prefers non-lethal alternatives. Call us at (804) 729-9103! We have the solutions!

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Virginia Bird Exclusion

  • Always caulk or seal openings where small pest nuisance birds enter. Sparrows can enter openings 3/4 inch, and starlings enter one-inch openings.
  • Also, cover vent, eave, and loft openings with plywood, 1/4-inch wire mesh, or netting.
  • In addition, door strips (clear, plastic strips hung from door frames) prevent bird from entering stores, warehouses and similar structures but won’t impede people from entering.
In Virginia, Chimney Swifts

In Virginia, Chimney Swifts typically raise nest between June and August, so even if the birds are noisy, the noise is short-lived! Chimney Swift parents build a cup of sticks, glued together with their own saliva, that attaches directly to the inside chimney wall.

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Virginia Bird Control Products

  • Use nylon or plastic netting at the bottom of rafters will close areas to birds.
  • Also, place spiky wires where birds land and roost.
  • In addition, sticky, non-toxic repellents can be placed on ledges to discourage bird landing and roosting. Also, professional bird banishers work in most instances. 
  • Furthermore, live traps will not endangering non-target birds. If caught then they can be released without harm.
  • Also, removing nests can help reduce violating birds.
  • Where permitted, shooting can be effective for flock reduction or dispersal. But we prefer a more humane approach.
  • Finally, we suggest calling Animal Removal Services of Virginia, your nuisance bird removal nuisance professional. We have the knowledge, expertise, and  professional nuisance bird removal product experts.

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