Most people are unaware of and as a result, ignore the risk that Pest Birds pose to their health and well being. Nuisance species such as Pigeons, Doves, Sparrows and Starlings can transmit through their droppings, a series of infectious illnesses including histoplasmosis, candiasis, cryptococcosis, salmonelliosis. Contact with these infected birds, their dander or droppings can result in serious health problems and infections.
Birds cause untold millions of dollars of damage every year to homes, commercial buildings, government facilities and industrial complexes. Their droppings, nesting materials and parasites pose seruis threats to structures and to the people in and around them.
Birds on signd, ledges and roofs send a message to the public that the facility is dirty and may be unsafe.
Bird droppings are acidic and can eat through paint, roofing material, fabric and soft metals like aluminium.
Bird droppings can expose humans to more than 60 dangerous diseases, including salmonella, Lyme disease, histoplasmosis, meningitis and The West Nie Virus which has killed hundreds of people in the US since 2001 is carried by sick crows.
Bird mites, flies, bed bugs and even rodents are attracted to bird nests.
Droppings are slippery, and can result in expensive lawsuits from accidents.
Furthermore, disease-bearing droppings can be tracked inside a building.
During heavy rains, clogged drains can spell disaster if water accumulates on a roof as a result.
Cleanup of bird droppings on a regular basis can turn intu thousands of dollars over time. Avoid product recalls, repair, restoration and replacement costs.
Birds perching above storage areas often leave their droppings, feathers and nesting materials on packaging or food products.
Workers regularly refuse to perform their duties on equipment that is covered with droppings or OSHA shuts a facility down, causing extra aintenance charges.
Birds are noisy. Even two pigeons roosting on a ledge will coo loudly in the early morning hours, disturbing people.
Birds are known scavengers, and can decimate crops, fish-farms and vineyards in a very short period of time.