FACTS ON URBAN BIRDS

WE SPECIALISE IN ALL ASPECTS OF BIRD AND PEST CONTROL WITHIN DOMESTIC AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES.

We specialise in Bird Control/Bird Proofing for the Domestic homes and Commercial Property..........

BIRD AND PEST CONTROL IN NEWPORT, CARDIFF, BARRY, SWANSEA, CHEPSTOW, ABERGAVENNY, VALLEYS, PLUS ALL SURROUNDING AREAS


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INDENTIFICATION FERAL PIGEON GULL
COMMON NAMES Pigeon, flying rat Seagull
LATIN NAME Columba livia Larus argentatus
HEAD AND BODY 30-34 cm. 55-67 cm
WING SPAN 63-70 cm 1.3 – 1.6m
WEIGHT 300-550g 750-1’250g
EYES Red/rusty brown Pale yellow (sandy)
MARKINGS Usually blue/purple but can be reddish pink and mottled Adult: White head and body with grey wings, yellow beak and pale pink webbed feet.
Immature: Brown blotch body
LIFE CYCLE Females laying 2-3 off-white eggs per clutch, the incubation period being of 18-19 days with fledglings leaving the nest at 30-32 days can have up to 8 clutches a year. A clutch of 3/ 4 eggs being laid April-May onwards.
LIFE SPAN Up to 10 Years 10-20 Years
DROPPINGS Off whitish drying to a powder As pigeons
HABITS Found anywhere from the most rural to urban areas, usually alongside man Found from the coast lines to city centres
FEEDING HABITS Any scraps waste left from man. Small seeds, grain etc. Takes fish, molluscs, insects, offal and all scraps from ground and water.
ASSOCIATED RISKS Spreading Salmonella, bacteria, viruses, and parasites.
Damage to buildings, Nesting debris, Offensive smell, blocking drains, chimneys resulting in risk of fire or build up of gases
 
Spreading Salmonella, bacteria, viruses, and parasites.
Damage to buildings Nesting debris, Offensive smell, blocking drains, chimneys resulting in risk of fire or build up of gases.
Aggression can be shown to public and clients during nesting season.
REASONS FOR CONTROL Spreading Salmonella, bacteria, viruses, and parasites.
Damage to buildings Nesting debris blocking drains, chimneys resulting in risk of fire or build up of gases
Can be a nuisance, noisy (scratching, cooing and squabs calling).
 
Spreading Salmonella, bacteria, viruses, and parasites.
Damage to buildings, Nesting debris, Offensive smell, blocking drains, chimneys resulting in risk of fire or build up of gases.
Aggression can be shown to public and clients during nesting season.

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