Birds Can Spread Diseases
Pigeons, crows, magpies are not very clean. They peck at anything they come across.
Their droppings can carry diseases. Especially, when the droppings mix with soil, it helps a fungus grow that causes a sickness called histoplasmosis.
DIY Ideas to Keep Birds Away
Birds can be stubborn sometimes, so using different ways to keep them away works better than just one. Here are some tips:
- Close any holes or spaces where pigeons could hide.
- Take away bird feeders.
- Put shiny stuff like aluminum foil strips, CDs, or reflective tape near places where pigeons like to go.