Tag Archive: bird-transmitted disease (5)

The Dangers of Bird Waste: Not Just Unsightly

February 13, 2020
Wild birds are hosts to numerous diseases and pathogens: bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses. Ordinarily, the risk to human health is minimal because the risk of coming into contact with those diseases is relatively low. However, when a property has a large population of nuisance wild birds such as Canada... Read More

Got Bird Waste? Get Your Permits in Place!

February 13, 2020
The Scoop on Poop and the Diseases it Carries Wild birds are hosts to numerous diseases and pathogens: bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses. Ordinarily, the risk to human health is minimal because the risk of coming into contact with those diseases is relatively low. However, when a property has a... Read More

How Birds Put Health & Property at Risk

January 30, 2019
For most people, birds are an everyday part of life. While many enjoy hearing them sing or watching them in flight, these airborne animals can present very real threats to personal health and property. They are known carriers of disease, and their potential impacts on buildings can range from roof... Read More

April Showers Bring May Flowers… And Exposure to Bird Pathogens

April 2, 2015
Spring clean-up typically means cleaning up salt and snow piles, mulching parking lot islands, and planting flowers, however clean-up crews should also look up and head to the roof as part of their regular routine. What does cleaning the roof have to do with making the building look good? Actually,... Read More

April Showers Bring May Flowers….and exposure to bird pathogens?

April 2, 2015
Spring clean-up typically means cleaning up salt and snow piles, mulching parking lot islands, and planting flowers, however clean-up crews should also look up and head to the roof as part of their regular routine. What does cleaning the roof have to do with making the building look good? Actually,... Read More