We can answer your bird pest questions. We serve customers across
Question: Birds often fly into our window. What can I do?
Answer: You need to cover the window from the outside so they don’t see
their reflection and won’t crash into your window. Netting or a
sheet placed outside is best.
Question: I have a lot of pigeon droppings around. Can I clean them up
Answer: It is not recommended. Pigeon dung can carry many diseases that can
be harmful. You should call a professional that has all the correct
safety equipment. Arrow Exterminating specializes in bird dung
removal. Contact us anytime or email our Bird Department for
Question: I don’t want to kill the birds, just get rid of them. Can it be
done without killing them?
Answer: By knowing the natural instinct of the bird you want to control you
can effectively interface their basic biological needs and use
mechanical devices to rid them from the area. We’re experts in
getting rid of birds without killing them.
Question: I thought birds were protected by laws?
Answer: In most countries, rare birds are protected. But generally,
pigeons, starlings and house sparrows are not. The main reasons are
that they transmit diseases, contaminate food in or near food and
grain handling facilities, carry ectoparasites (lice, mites,
bedbugs, fleas, ticks, etc.) and abandon nests which can harbor
insects. Please check local laws and regulations in case of
Question: Can I use an ultra sound machine to get rid of birds?
Answer: Perdue University has studied these units and has found them not to
Question: Can birds be trapped to eliminate the problem?
Answer: Yes, they can be trapped, but it can be time consuming and costly
since the traps need to be checked every 24 hours.
Question: What other methods of bird control are there?
Answer: There are many mechanical and chemical ways to control bird
problems (including spikes, netting, pin & wire, sticky
materials, and flock alarming chemicals), but each case needs to be
dealt with individually.