Tag Archive: gull removal (16)

Want to Get Rid of Your Gulls? We’ve Got Good & Bad News…

August 13, 2021
An exploding population of ring-billed and herring gulls across the Midwest can put building owners at a significant disadvantage. Legal protections limit what you can do once a population has moved in and the incredible adaptability of these birds limits the effectiveness of the options you have left. Meanwhile, what... Read More

Preparing for Employee Return: Manage the Birds Nesting on Your Property

May 13, 2021
This roof is covered in goose droppings! With workers beginning to return to the office, commercial and industrial buildings that stood mostly empty throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses may find themselves sharing an address with a population of feathered squatters. Birds who made themselves at home over the past 14... Read More

While You Were Out: Managing the Birds that Moved in During Remote Working

May 13, 2021
This roof is covered in goose droppings! With workers beginning to return to the office, commercial and industrial buildings that stood mostly empty throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses may find themselves sharing an address with a population of feathered squatters. Birds who made themselves at home over the past 14... Read More

How to Manage Birds that Arrived During Remote Working

May 13, 2021
This roof is covered in goose droppings! With workers beginning to return to the office, commercial and industrial buildings that stood mostly empty throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses may find themselves sharing an address with a population of feathered squatters. Birds who made themselves at home over the past 14... Read More

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 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

The Beginning of July Brings an Unwelcome Gull Surprise

June 24, 2020
Amid heightened concerns of COVID-19, many businesses suspended all non-essential operations, turning instead to remote work. As employees return to brick-and-mortar offices, some property managers may find their roofs inundated with aggressive gulls and foul-smelling droppings. Gulls have readily adapted to our urban areas, especially (but not limited to) our... Read More