Bird Control and Exclusion

Birds are not usually  the first creatures that come to mind when people think of pests in Windsor-Essex County, but they can pose a problem when they disrupt aircraft, roost in undesirable areas such as storefront entrances and consume or contaminate foodstuff meant for humans or livestock. Bird droppings also contain parasites and pathogens known to cause adverse human health effects. Some of these diseases include:

  • cryptococcosis
  • encephalitis
  • histoplasmosis
  • pigeon ornithosis
  • salmonella poisoning
  • toxoplasmosis

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Many bird species in Windsor-Essex County are protected. This is why it is important that you hire a professional when addressing bird management issues because some bird species are hard to identify. If you harm or kill a protected bird or their eggs in Windsor and Essex County, you could face penalties under provincial or federal legislation. Your pest control professional with Strategic Pest Solutions is experienced in a variety of methods used to control and deter these pests.

Strategic Pest Solutions can help you eliminate these pests from interfering with your home, business, or farming practices in Windsor-Essex County.

Birds common to the Windsor-Essex County area include:

  • house sparrows
  • pigeons
  • magpies
  • blackbirds
  • starlings
  • ravens
  • woodpeckers
  • barn swallows
  • raptors such as owls, eagles, and hawks
Strategic Pest Solutions control birds using a variety of methods, including but not limited to:
  • using bird spiking, bird wire and other methods to eliminate roosting areas;
  • using pyrotechnics and visual means to scare away birds;
  • using repellent gels; and 
  • trapping

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