What should you look out for that might be a sign of a bird infestation?
The most effective way is to remove the source of easily accessible food. Where that is not possible we can assess and recommend a number of solutions and tactics to prevent the problems that a bird infestation can create.
There are numerous bird prevention methods available, we can advise on the most suitable techniques for your situation. Normally, a combination of proofing, cleaning, culling and deterrents is required to control the situation. Our team has many years’ experience and C-View Pest Control is a fully certified specialist in this industry. Our surveyor will highlight areas of concern and propose the best method of control.
Seagulls usually have 1 brood per year, with 3 eggs in each clutch and a 25 day incubation period. Young birds spend 35 - 42 days in the nest. Gulls will scavenge on practically anything and feed away from their nesting sites, but return to roost. They are more of a problem during summer months, when mating and rearing their young, as they will aggressively defend their nests.
Typically 20 - 23cm long. Up to two broods a year with usually 4 - 6 eggs in each clutch. Young spend around 21 days in the nest. Breeding can extend from April to July if conditions are favourable. An agricultural pest of standing crops, but will also flock into cities in large numbers. The droppings from a large roosting flock of starlings are a good medium for pathogenic fungi, some of which can be harmful or even fatal to humans.
Fawn-grey colour with a narrow black band at the back of the neck. 2 - 4 broods per year, with 2 eggs in each clutch. A 14 - 15 day incubation period, with young birds spending 15 - 19 days in the nest. Eats seeds and grains near roosting sites. Nests in trees and canopies.