Are birds destroying your garden? Whether you have a lush green oasis full of flowers, a fruit and vegetable garden or a small berry orchard, chances are you want to preserve it and keep pest birds away.Read More
6/4/13 3:22 PM
Are woodpeckers causing damage to your house? We typically think of woodpeckers as beautiful, vibrant birds that have an amazing ability of tapping their long beaks a million miles a minute; however, the truth is that woodpeckers are a nuisance to many home owners. Typically they are found in forests and wooded areas, but they are no stranger to residential areas, where they will peck on homes, telephone poles or anything wooden where they might find food.Read More
5/14/13 10:20 AM
The geese are back! Every year flocks of Canada Geese make their way back to our lawns and while they are beautiful to look at, they are very detrimental to your property. They leave behind an abundance of droppings, which can be a health hazard, and feathers. Geese graze relentlessly on your lawn and vegetation leaving bald spots in your yard and piles of poop to clean up. Keep these birds away from your house with bird control products.Read More
6/12/12 3:00 PM
A former chef at the Villa Victor in Syosset who claimed he was attacked by a goose sued the restaurant for $1 million. Richard Braue insisted that he was standing by a pond on the restaurant’s property when he was charged by a Canada goose. In a fruitless attempt to stay clear of the attacking goose, Braue fell and broke his back.
In Jacksonville, Florida, a goose created somewhat of a ruckus outside an office building on Salisbury Road. Having built its nest near the perimeter of the building, the goose attacked passersby. Some say the bird is just protecting its nest. But police recently reported that the goose actually bit a woman’s ear.Read More
6/12/12 2:29 PM
An influx of feral pigeons is causing a problem in one of Christchurch’s most popular heritage sites.
Riccarton House and Bush manager Rob Dally said thepigeons have become an extreme pest in the past few months, spreading disease and threatening other native species.