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Birds

About Birds

Acorn also undertakes bird proofing across all properties, signage and monuments to prevent birds affecting a buildings structure and appearance. Acorn have experience in dealing with historical or listed buildings meaning we are able to provide effective yet discreet deterrent solutions such as spiking, strips and nets to undertake the removal of all pests with minimum fuss and disruption.

As rodents and vermin can cause serious damage to properties, many businesses and properties choose to take preventative measures against rodents and vermin to actively protect premises from the threat of rodents each year. By working with Acorn, businesses and property owners can implement effective measures against infestations that will save both time and money in the long run.

Bird Prevention

Why Protect?

Birds can carry over 60 different diseases which have the potential to infect both humans and livestock. The main diseases which birds can transmit are Bird flu, parrot fever and Salmonellosis

How to protect?

-Create barriers using netting

-Use plastic predators or toys

-Using windchimes can often scare birds from an area

Prevention and the Law

-Remove any nest sites

-Keep food sources hidden

-Clean up debris

For advice on prevention methods, call the acorn team today!

How Can We Help?

Frequently Asked Questions

Acorn is a fully licensed, fully insured and fully accredited service with over 30 years’ experience in providing effective solutions to eradicate and prevent the pest infestations from rodents, vermin and insects.rnEach pest query or concern is well considered and thoroughly surveyed by our expert team to ensure all business and property owners receive the best advice and course of actionrn

Acorn provides effective yet discreet deterrent solutions such as spiking, strips, nets and shoots to undertake the removal of all pests with minimum fuss and disruption.

Birds are considered vermin for several reasons including their ability to spread diseases and damage properties.
Not unlike rats, birds can carry ectoparasites such as mites which can be transferred to humans and cause diseases such as E. Coli, Salmonella and Ornithosis.
While bird nests can dislodge roof tiles and leave debris in drains and gutters, their droppings are highly corrosive and can damage your home interiors. More so, bird nests attract other pests such as bird mites, fleas and textile beetles, meaning a bird problem can sometimes lead to further pest infestations.

Feral pigeons, seagulls, house sparrows, collared doves and black-backed gulls are among the birds that are considered vermin.

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