Tag Archive: goose removal (50)

Hibernate? Migrate? Or Cozy Up on Your Property? How Birds Manage Winter

January 11, 2021
The most well-known animal strategies for surviving the bleak winter months are to hibernate or to migrate. Most mammals choose hibernation;  most birds go with migration. But there are exceptions. The Common Poorwill hibernates. Some bird species do neither. What happens to birds like chickadees, robins, and cardinals – and... Read More

Bird Management in Winter: What to Know

January 11, 2021
The most well-known animal strategies for surviving the bleak winter months are to hibernate or to migrate. Most mammals choose hibernation; most birds go with migration. But there are exceptions. The Common Poorwill hibernates. Some bird species do neither. What happens to birds like chickadees, robins, and cardinals – and... Read More

Managing Fall Bird Migration Challenges: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

October 26, 2020
Every autumn, from September through November, a natural wonder occurs. Billions of birds from thousands of species travel thousands of miles to get from their breeding grounds to their overwintering areas. As they travel through the US, their strong impact is felt by nearly everyone. Brightly colored birds migrate through... Read More

Tackling the Effects of Fall Bird Migration

October 26, 2020
Every autumn, from September through November, a natural wonder occurs. Billions of birds from thousands of species travel thousands of miles to get from their breeding grounds to their overwintering areas. As they travel through the US, their strong impact is felt by nearly everyone. The Positive Impact Birds are... Read More

Why are “Nuisance” Wild Birds Protected?

October 8, 2020
If you have spent any time on a golf course, gone picnicking at a local park or beach, or walked along the shoreline, you may not be surprised to learn that nuisance bird problems are cropping up with increasing intensity across the country. From aggressive geese attacking people and cars,... Read More

“Nuisance” Wild Birds: Why Are They Protected?

October 8, 2020
If you have spent any time on a golf course, gone picnicking at a local park or beach, or walked along the shoreline, you may not be surprised to learn that nuisance bird problems are cropping up with increasing intensity across the country. From aggressive geese attacking people and cars,... Read More

Migrating Geese Find Rooftops a Cozy Stopping Point

September 3, 2020
Autumn skies can be a beautiful sight, with flocks of migrating geese silhouetted above a golden blaze of changing leaves. Less scenic however, is the mess these flocks can leave behind when they stop to rest along the way. Unfortunately for many property owners, rooftops present an attractive place for... Read More

Rooftops: An Attractive Stopping Point for Migrating Geese

September 3, 2020
Autumn skies can be a beautiful sight, with flocks of migrating geese silhouetted above a golden blaze of changing leaves. Less scenic however, is the mess these flocks can leave behind when they stop to rest along the way. Unfortunately for many property owners, rooftops present an attractive place for... Read More

Managing Birds is a Community Affair

August 10, 2020
Managing nuisance birds is a difficult undertaking. The power of flight leaves birds far more mobile than many other types of nuisance wildlife and undeterred by property boundaries. Bird conflicts are further complicated by federal laws protecting all native birds (including geese and gulls) and a wide array of other... Read More

Managing Pest Birds as a Community

August 10, 2020
Managing nuisance birds is a difficult undertaking. The power of flight leaves birds far more mobile than many other types of nuisance wildlife and undeterred by property boundaries. Bird conflicts are further complicated by federal laws protecting all native birds (including geese and gulls) and a wide array of other... Read More