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How To Keep Pest Birds Away From Your Nassau County Property

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Nassau County sits on beautiful Long Island Sound. Whether you stroll along the shores bordering the Atlantic or relax along the calm waters of Long Island Sound, you are sure to find your “happy place.” However, owning property in this lovely area seems superb until pesky birds appear. Without pest control in Nassau County, this idyllic setting could soon become marred by pest birds.

Common Types Of Pest Birds Found In The Area

You can’t escape birds; they are in every city, town, municipality, and county. When they content themselves with soaring in the skies, they’re fine. Once they start setting up shop on your property, they can quickly become a severe problem.

Birds in Nassau County that pester properties include:

  • Pigeons – measuring 11 inches long, these birds are gray, black, and white with red feet; their wing feathers have two black bars, and their tails have a broad black band.
  • Starlings – measuring 7 1/2 to 8 1/2 inches long, these birds look black and have iridescent purple, green, and black feathers with light speckles. Their beaks can be tan, gray, or yellow.
  • House sparrows – measuring 5 1/2 to 6 1/2 inches long, males tend to be brightly colored (can be dull when living in the city). They have gray heads, a reddish neck, white cheeks, and a black bib. Females usually have a plain brown coloration with dirty gray-brown underbellies. The house sparrow’s back combines brown, black, and beige stripes.

Nuisance birds can quickly become a permanent fixture on properties and start to cause problems. When bird populations become overly familiar with your property, it’s time to call in the local pest professionals at Parkway Pest Services for bird control in Nassau County.

The Problems Pest Birds Can Create

Birds don’t rate high on people’s radars unless they’re avid birdwatchers. As long as birds stay in the trees, people rarely have problems with them. When they start taking over your property, numerous issues ensue.

Four problems birds create on properties:

  1. Their droppings are acidic and eat away at surfaces; droppings also contaminate surfaces.
  2. Nests can block ventilation systems and machinery, clog chimneys, cause backups in gutters and drains, and cause water damage or fire hazards.
  3. Nets often get infested with mites, ticks, and fleas.
  4. They carry diseases like histoplasmosis, encephalitis, salmonella, and cryptococcosis.

Nothing good comes from nuisance birds invading a property; therefore, property owners need dependable pest control. Parkway Pest Services can provide expert bird control solutions for your Nassau County property.

Why Birds Are Attracted To Some Properties More Than Others

Birds have similar basic needs as other pests; they seek shelter, food, and moisture. Pesky birds use every nook and cranny to shelter, including under porches, sturdy ledges, chimneys, attics (they don’t mind the warmth), and balconies. Whether your property is residential or commercial, foods left in trash bins with unsecured lids are a buffet for pesky birds. Bird feeders also provide easy food supplies. (Nuisance birds often chase off the birds you want to attract.) Clogged gutters, drainage backups, and bird baths can repeatedly keep pesky birds coming to your property. Since properties often provide nuisance birds with what they need to survive, it is always wise to have bird pest control experts near you. Parkway Pest Services has experts on staff certified in handling nuisance wildlife.

The Most Effective Way To Get Rid Of Pest Birds On Your Property

The most effective way to get rid of pest birds is by using a pest control company that has serviced the Nassau County area since 1932. Our third-generation, family-owned and operated company has seen all kinds of pest problems over the last 80 years, which means you’re in expert hands. Our certified wildlife experts are trained in the latest pest control techniques to ensure effective bird control. Our full-service pest control company provides both commercial and residential pest control services in Nassau County, so contact Parkway Pest Services today for your free quote.