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Bird Proofing

In essence the law on bird control is simple – All birds are protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981)

Why We Need Bird Proofing

When it comes to pest bird control prevention really is the best solution. Birds can be difficult to remove once they have become established. It is far more effective to restrict a birds access to an area or surface than to encourage it to move on.

The Law on Bird Control

In essence the law on bird control is simple – All birds are protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981) that protection also extends to their eggs and nests.

Where it becomes more complex is the exceptions to that rule. The provision for the exceptions is set out in licenses which allow for taking or killing of birds and their eggs/nests if they meet a set of defined criteria.

For example general license GL41 allows for control of feral pigeons if they pose a risk to public health or public safety. This license also says that you must make reasonable endeavours to achieve your goal using alternative lawful measures prior to

Bird Proofing Measures

There are a wide range of bird proofing techniques available on the market. These include netting, spikes, bird wire, and electric shock deterrents.

To recommend the best solution for your issue we will carry out a free survey and provide you with suitable options to deter pest birds. To arrange a free quote click the contact button below to get in touch.