Bird Control is Extremely Important and must be addressed as soon as possible…

NY/NJ Removal of Pigeons

Troublesome birds like pigeons cost individuals and businesses millions of dollars each year in clean-up expense, repairs, and damaged equipment.

The corrosive effects of bird droppings can cause irreversible damage – defacing rooftops, walkways, walls, vehicles, and equipment. Bird droppings quickly turn to salt and ammonia; after rain, electrochemical reactions speed up the rusting process. These acidic droppings eat away at paint, concrete, and metal, and can eventually cause structural failure.

Pigeons are generally destructive to property, equipment, and products. They interfere with operations in many ways, usually endangering themselves and workers. They have been known to entangle themselves in machinery, block ventilation ducts, cause fires, peck holes in roofing and utility poles, bring down power lines, and cause hazardous and even fatal aircraft bird strikes.

Bird droppings are unsanitary and can render walking surfaces slippery and dangerous, creating unnecessary liabilities. Pollution from bird droppings can enter the human food chain through improper sanitation. Government organizations and health boards such as OSHA and the USDA regularly give citations and fines for bird mess problems. Businesses that fail to correct these situations in a timely manner can face even harsher penalties. In some cases, a complete shutdown may be necessary.

Overall, birds are known to carry over sixty transmissible diseases. Some are potentially fatal, including Salmonella. Bird droppings help spread disease when fecal dust enters living areas. Bird droppings may also contain fungal spores. These spores can be hazardous if you breathe them in.

Pigeons Causing Damage

In 2007, more than 500 people were reported sick, and at least eight died due to salmonella contamination in over 400 popular peanut butter products. It was the largest food recall in FDA history at the time. In the end, the pigeons got in through a leaky roof.  It is highly likely that pest pigeons were the culprit. Also in 2007, the I-35W Bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota collapsed due to weak and rusted steel beams. After a more thorough inspection, pigeon dung damaged the structure’s framework. Pigeon dung is overall very corrosive and can cause a lot of damage to metal, stone, and other materials.

According to the National Defense Center for Environmental Excellence (NDCEE), approximately 5,000 bird strikes occur each year, costing the airline industry an estimated $1.5 billion dollars in damages and repairs.

It’s clear that pigeon problems are inconvenient at best, and deadly at worst. NY-NJ Wildlife Removal has the technology, experience, state-of-the-art equipment, and products that can eliminate any bird nuisance problem you may have. We can design a program to fit every budget range. At NY-NJ Wildlife Removal, we pride ourselves on addressing all of these issues using safe, humane, non-toxic, eco-friendly solutions. We are a full-service provider that has access to all the latest technology. We have knowledgeable technicians who can design a comprehensive bird control program based on the specific criteria of each project.

Professional Bird Removal

Keep in mind, when implementing a bird control program, the most important factors are a thorough assessment of the problem and the environment, appropriate selection of the most efficient products designed on a case by case basis, the proper installation of all equipment, and the exclusion of the building so the birds cannot return.

So don’t wait….it could cause more damage and in some cases be deadly…

Call NY-NJ Wildlife Removal as soon as possible. We can help.

For a complete inspection and evaluation please contact us and we will be happy to make an appointment at your convenience.

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  • New York State Wildlife Management Association
  • NYS Trappers Association
  • National Trappers Association
  • National Wildlife Control Operators Association - Competence, Integrity, Service
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