You may not immediately think of birds when you consider pest control issues; however, these feathered pests can cause serious damage, particularly in areas with abundant foliage. Some aggressive birds, like blackbirds, prefer crops for their food, and have been known to destroy millions of tons of crops.
The Bird Question
Just as significantly, birds can pose health risks to humans when they infest human-inhabited areas. Contact with the birds or their droppings can lead to serious, even potentially fatal, diseases in adults, children, and household pets. These seemingly benign animals can wreak more havoc than their appearance would indicate and it is important to keep them away without exterminating them. Continue reading