Common Bird Species

Common Bird Species

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.

>> Learn more about sicknesses that birds can spread.

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.

>> More DIY tips to keep birds away.

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