When you discover the nest of a migratory bird on your property, it’s already too late—you’ve got a problem. Not only are you forbidden to interfere with these birds, but it’s also against the law to move the nest itself. When you see a nest, it means that the birds have already chosen your land for nesting—which can complicate problems further. The answer is in preventing birds from nesting on your property to begin with. Here’s a quick guide on how to deter birds from building a nest on your property.
Tap-tap-tap-tap. The sound of a bird pecking on wood can be a fun invitation to do some bird-watching—that is, if you’re out on a hike in the great outdoors. But if you notice the sound’s a little too close to home, it could potentially mean that birds are pecking at...
A window screen can be a great way to enjoy the temperature outdoors without the subsequent invasion of insects that often comes with opening a window. But sometimes it’s not the insects you have to worry about—it’s the birds. Birds can peck at the screens, causing damage and disrupting your most peaceful views of nature. This strange behavior can cause a lot of havoc in your home and even damage the quality of your screens and windows. Here are a few tips on how to keep birds away from window screens in a safe and legal way.
Blackbirds can be a pretty sight—if you like blackbirds in your yard. The problem is that they can cause damage to your property. But because blackbirds today are protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, it’s important to know the right way to prevent and get rid of blackbirds in your yard. In this blog post, we’ll highlight a few options.