Seagull Control and Proofing
In Jacksonville, Florida, we have many beaches from Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, Ponte Vedra beach and many others up and down the first coast. While the beaches are beautiful, sometimes they can attract seagulls which can become a nuisance. Seagulls are birds with a high level of intelligence and commonly they are found in abundance is coastal regions, rivers and the inland lakes. Seagulls show high degree of adaptability thanks to their scavenger nature and generally can drink fresh as well as salt water. The birds are 18-24 inches tall and weight 2-3 pounds. Their body is of light color, wings are of grey to black shade.
An important point about seagulls is that they are protected by federal as well as state laws so any kind of control method should be adopted after carefully taking legal advice from experts for avoiding any kind of issue or problem.
Seagull Removal Services:
- Seagull Proofing
- Seagull Control
Problems caused by Seagulls:
There are different problems which people experience because of seagulls especially when they increase in numbers. Most often these problems are common at the dump sites because of good number of feeding options that are present. The harbors areas also welcome good number of seagulls for the same reasons. Sometimes flocks of these birds create dangerous conditions for the aircrafts and can also cause problems at airports leading to flight delays.
Gull droppings get accumulated in great numbers and this brings damage to the structure because uric acid is present in them. Droppings give an overall disgusting look, make people slip and fall and worst part is that they transmit different kinds of diseases. There is presence of fungi, bacteria as well as ecto-parasites inside gull droppings and these can produce many serious health related conditions.
In short, seagulls in large numbers produce undesirable effects so it is best that proper control methods should be adopted for their removal in the best possible manner.
Seagull Control methods:
Understanding the nature of bird also helps in designing strategies for their removal. It has been noticed that gulls normally prefer to reach high points on chimneys and roofs so if you will move ahead with the installation or placement of parallel wires, steel spikes or netting in such areas then bird perching can be avoided in the easiest possible way. The birds will find it difficult to land on these regions so they will fly away.
There is an abundance of deterrent products present inside markets. There are gadgets such as amplifiers, cannons etc. that are good at scaring the bird away from your property. There are paints and sprays available that make sticky surfaces which irritate the birds effectively. In addition to this, there are many other products, which can be used but effectiveness of different products shows great variations.
Gulls are scared of brighter and scary faces and this concept has been used in the making of products that are commonly known as Terror Eyes. You can find them easily in market and placing them at a prominent place of your house can drive the birds away in a convincing manner.
These were some strategies that can be used for seagull control, but we strongly recommend that you contact the professionals to address the problem in the most efficient way possible.
If you live in Jacksonville or a surrounding North Florida area and
- Have a Seagull population problem
- Need removal of a Seagulls, Seabirds or other Birds
- Are looking for Seagull or Bird control