Bird Control, Geese Removal & Pigeon Deterrent News

Red-Winged Blackbirds: Watch Out for these Beautiful but Aggressive Birds

June 28, 2022
The red-winged blackbird is well known for its characteristic song, beautiful plumage –  and the aggressive nature displayed during nesting season. These birds will attack anything that comes close to their nests, regardless of size or actual danger. You have likely witnessed the male members of this species flitting about... Read More

Bird Window Collision Prevention Efforts Gone Wrong

May 26, 2022
These bird of prey decals were completely ineffective. When discussing how to save birds from the dangers of a forest of glass in our urban and residential environments, we typically provide tips on prevention tactics that work: moving bird feeders closer to windows, treating the glass with a product like... Read More

How To Prevent Birds From Feeding On Your Sweet Corn Crops

May 12, 2022
Sweet corn is one of the predominant crops in the Midwest, and is popular with both people and animals. Unfortunately, there are many species of migratory birds that feed on local crops including sandhill cranes, European starlings, and red-winged blackbirds. In 2019 the USDA published a study showing that blackbirds... Read More

The Risks Of Bird Feeding: Exposing Birds To Unnatural Threats

May 10, 2022
Bird feeding has been a recreational pastime for centuries. The opportunity to see beautiful wild birds close-up to observe their behavior and interact with them brings joy and inspiration to millions, and billions of dollars to the economy. However, like people, birds can get sick. Diseases caused by bacteria and... Read More

How To Determine The Right Bird Deterrents For Your Property

April 28, 2022
While there are many bird deterrents on the market, choosing the right one can make – or break – the results of your bird problems. Determining a successful deterrent starts with identifying the birds in question, where the problem is occurring, and the severity of the problem. From visual to... Read More

How To Prevent Hungry Birds from Impacting Fisheries

April 19, 2022
If it can be grown, people grow it: crops, orchards, livestock, and even fish. And the things that people grow do not go unnoticed by hungry birds. Whether for sport or for food, fisheries and aquaculture are no exception. In fact, fish-eating birds like herons and cormorants can devastate fish... Read More

The New Neighbors are Not Happy to Meet You

March 8, 2022
It’s nesting season for Canada geese and property owners across the Midwest will soon have new neighbors in unexpected places. It can be difficult to understand a goose family’s choice of location for building their nest; they frequently choose spots near busy retail and commercial entrances, seemingly undeterred by the... Read More