Bird Control Services | Residential and Commercial
Wayne County & South East, MI Bird Removal Company
There are several types of birds in Michigan. Most bird are protected and must be controlled with caution. Below you will find the most common birds homeowners and building owners have problems with. Birds such as the sparrow, pigeon, and starlings are considered nuisance birds in Michigan and are not protected. We have been in the bird control business for nearly 20 years. We have encountered many types of bird problems. Everything from birds in buildings, birds in attics, birds in store signs, and birds in loading docks. We take pride in our bird control specialty as there are very few companies in Michigan who will actually take on a bird problem. Everything from commercial buildings to residential homes, there aren't any jobs too large for us.
Common Bird Problems in Michigan
Detecting a Chimney Problem
Chimney swifts are birds that live in your chimney and fireplace. They typically build nest in the middle of the chimney flue. Chimney swifts can fly vertical so it is an easy in and out for them. These birds make a large screeching sound that some people mistake for bats.
Nuisances of Chimney Swifts
Chimney swifts are more of nuisance because of their loud screeching than anything. Bird droppings and nesting material in the chimney stack and fireplace can be a potential health hazard.
Detecting a Starling Problem
Starlings are another nuisance bird in Michigan that is not protected. The may perch high up on ledges, in exhaust vents, or in roof construction gaps. Starlings are not a protected bird. The can be identified by their black and purple color.
Damages Caused by Starlings
Nesting in rooftops and exhaust vents can cause structural damage to your home. The make large nest, sometimes as much as 20 garbage bags full. We have had to complete a full attic restoration service due to these birds.
Detecting a Pigeon Problem
Pigeons are the most nuisance birds in the world. They live high atop building ledges, residential homes, and in bell towers. You will detect large amounts of pigeons on building tops and see their droppings all over the building. They are definitely a nuisance.
Damages Caused by Pigeons
Pigeons cause damage to buildings and residential homes. Their droppings contain viruses and bacteria. The pose a great health risk when you come in contact with their nest. Pigeons are controlled with visual and physical deterrents.
Detecting a Swallow Problem
Swallows or barn swallows are birds that are protected. You can identify a swallow problem by their mud nest they make above your frond door or under your eaves. You can not destroy the nest until it is clear of eggs and babies.
Damages Caused by Swallows
Starlings may damage your siding or dropping be come an abundance by your front door. The best way to solve your swallow problem is to remove the nest, clean the surface, and paint it. Then you can install bird netting or visual deterrents.
Detecting a Sparrow Problem
Sparrows are a very nuisance bird. One of the three birds in Michigan that are not protected, because of this. You will find them building nest in gable vents and roof returns on your home. These birds are very persistent and sometimes you will even hear them in the attic.
Damages Caused by Sparrows
Sparrows not only cause damage to residential homes they are also found in commercial buildings. Most often when you see nest building in store front signs it is the nest of a sparrow. Physical barriers and visual deterrents are the best ways to control them.
Detecting a Woodpecker Problem
Woodpeckers are recognized by drilling sounds on the side of your house or gutter. They are typically pecking looking for food or a place to nest. Woodpeckers are a protected bird and can only be live trapped or deterred by visual deterrents.
Damages Caused by Woodpeckers
Woodpeckers will drill holes in the side of your house. Several holes and horizontal pecking patterns often indicates there may be a carpenter ant or termite problem. Woodpecker paint, intimidator deterrents, and trapping are the best means of defense.
Michigan Bird Control Solutions
For bird control services we service all of South East, MI. We are located in Wayne, Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Macomb County. Common areas we serve throughout our service area are: Bay City, Dewitt, Eagle, Elsie, Fowler, Maple Rapids, Ovid, St. Johns, Westphalia,Bellevue, Charlotte, Dimondale, Eaton Rapids, Grand Ledge, Mulliken, Olivet, Potterville, Sunfield, Vermontville, Waverly, Burton, Clio, Davison, Fenton, Flint, Flushing, Goodrich, Grand Blanc, Linden, Montrose, Mount Morris, Ottisville, Swartz Creek,Dansville, East Lansing, Lansing, Leslie, Mason, Okemos, Stockbridge, Webberville, Williamston, Jackson, Grass Lake, Almont, Attica, Clifford,Columbiaville, Dryden, Imlay City, Lapeer, Metamora, North Branch, Otter Lake, Argentine, Brighton, Fowlerville, Hartland, Howell, Pinckney, Whitmore Lake, Armada, Center Line, Chesterfield, Clinton, Eastpointe, Memphis, Mount Clemons, New Baltimore, New Haven, Romeo, Saint Claire Shores, Shelby, Sterling Heights, Utica, Warren, Midland, Carleton, Dundee, Estral Beach, Luna Pier, Maybee, Monroe, Petersburg, South Rockwood, Auburn Hills, Berkley, Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Clarkston, Clawson, Commerce Twp., Farmington, Farmington Hills, Ferndale, Franklin, Holly, Lake Orion, Madison Heights, Milford, Novi, Oak Park, Ortonville, Oxford, Pontiac, Rochester, Rochester Hills, Royal Oak, South Lyon, Southfield, Troy, Walled lake, Wixom, West Bloomfield, Wolverine Lake, Birch Run, Chesaning, Frankenmuth, Merrill, Oakley, Saginaw, St. Charles, Zilwaukee, Bancroft, Byron, Corunna, Durand, Lainsburg, Lennon, Morrice, New Lothrop, Owosso, Perry, Vernon, Akron, Caro, Cass City, Fairgrove, Gagetown, Kingston, Millingston, Reese, Unionville, Vassar, Ann Arbor, Barton Hills, Chelsea, Dexter, Manchester, Milan, Saline, Ypsilanti, Belleville, New Boston, Gross Pointe, Canton, Livonia, Northville, Plymouth, Wayne, Westland