Many people spend a ton of time and money trying to attract birds for the sheer enjoyment of watching and listening to them. Nonetheless, there are times when, for one reason or another, someone is looking for a way to get rid of birds. Round up the usual suspects—European starlings, house sparrows, crows, chimney swifts, and pigeons—not because they are “bad birds” but simply because there are circumstances that sometimes place us in conflict. … [Read more...]
Bird in House? Get Her Out Safely
How’d you wind up with a bird in house? And, what’s the fastest way to get her back out before she gets hurt? First, don’t panic. You’ll be able to get her safely back outside with the steps explained below. Afterward, see if the tips on ways to make a repeat situation less likely might be relevant for your home. What to do about a wild bird in your house… A bird will naturally fly toward light when trying to get out of an enclosed area, so … [Read more...]
Looking to Get Rid of Pigeons?
Pigeons nesting, roosting, and walking about add life and amusement to neighborhoods and city parks. But when vast numbers of them hang out in a small area —usually due to deliberate feeding or infrequent cleanup of food spillage and garbage near eateries—it can become unpleasant. If you’re looking to get rid of pigeons, the approach you take to address the problem will make all the difference in whether or not you succeed. Read on for what works … [Read more...]