Why And How To Remove Pigeons From Your Land

Pigeons may initially seem cute with their blue-gray coats and the cooing noises they make, but as they begin moving onto your property in large numbers, you realize how much of a nuisance they can actually be. If you have a lot of pigeons on your land, then it's a good idea to get rid of them. Here are a few reasons why — along with some tips for effective pigeon removal.

Why Removing Pigeons Is a Good Idea

Pigeons can cause a lot of property damage, especially when they are present in large numbers. Their feces can discolor, stain, and erode roofs, fences, and vehicles. Pigeons have also been known to tear apart building materials as they make nests. All it takes is a small hole in the side of a building, and they can access and rip up insulation. A large flock of pigeons can cause thousands of dollars worth of damage in a short time.

Another worry with pigeons is that they can spread disease. They have been known to carry histoplasmosis, a serious respiratory disease that is transmissible to humans. You may become infected when sweeping or cleaning up pigeon droppings. It's best to have pigeons removed from your land before you become ill.

How to Remove Pigeons

If there are only a few pigeons on your property right now, you may be able to get rid of them by buying and plugging in an ultrasonic bird repeller. These devices emit a noise that humans cannot hear, but that birds can hear and find unappealing.

Large flocks of pigeons, however, tend to get used to and ignore ultrasonic devices. So, you will want to call a wildlife removal company. They can come to trap the pigeons and relocate them. Once the pigeons have been removed from your land, the wildlife removal company will help you make some changes to your property to ensure pigeons do not invade again. These changes may involve:

  • Placing spikes along the tops of fences to prevent pigeons from landing
  • Sealing up holes in buildings and structures where pigeons might nest
  • Using reflective surfaces to repel pigeons

Since pigeons spread disease and cause a lot of property damage, you don't typically want them on your land. The easiest way to get rid of them is usually to call a wildlife removal team. They can use humane measures to relocate the birds to a remote area where they won't be a nuisance. 



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