Feral Pigeon Removal in South London & Essex Overview
Feral pigeons tend to roost on ledges, sloping roofs and under bridges and there are diseases associated bird fouling.
Pigeons have been shown to be infected with diseases such as Ornithes and Salmonellosis. Removing this yourself can be dangerous, and you should arrange for professional removal.
Damage to Property and Reputation
Feral pigeons can destroy insulation, deface surfaces and block pipes and guttering. Large groups of pigeons cause considerable nuisance from their droppings, nesting materials and general debris that can cause blockages. Bird droppings contain acidic and can stain your building, leaving unpleasant marks even after removal and it is expensive to repair. A insects and parasites also live and breed within droppings and often infest homes and workplaces.
How We Can Help You Help Yourself Quick Tips Do not feed the pigeons and encourage foraging for food. Use a bird table with bird seed so a range of species can enjoy it. Pigeons can be scared away from nesting by using string and silver foil barriers. Did You Know
There are certain health and safety regulations to be followed when working with bird droppings including:
The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1992, Regulation 3 The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 (SI 1992/2932) The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1994