Pigeon Identification and Control in Utah

Correct identification is an important first step in pest control.

COLUMBA LIVIA
COLUMBA LIVIA

Pigeons are 12-15 inches long. They are variable in color, but most are bluish gray with two black bands on the wings and a black tip to the tail. Most of them mostly have rainbow-like throat feathers.

Pigeons build nests out of twigs, grasses and sticks to form a crude platform.

They nest on flat, covered surfaces such as sheltered cliff ledges, bridges and building surfaces.

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Why are they a health hazard
Why are they a health hazard

Pigeon droppings may pose a health hazard when allowed to accumulate. They infest unprotected ventilation ducts and exhaust units.

Name:

Columba livia

Diet:

Grains and seeds, garbage, livestock manure, insets or other food provided by people

Impact:

Health hazard, major nuisance pest

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What To Do About Pigeons
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  • Thorn professionals are trained and certified to install bird deterrents and netting.

How To Exclude Birds From Your Home
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  • Install bird netting.

  • Close building openings with wood, metal, glass or rustproof iron mesh.

  • Keep outdoor areas clean and eliminate water sources.

  • Use deterrents crush as metal or plastic spikes, monofilament and steel lines, coils, and sloped surfaces.

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