Starlings: Summer is Breeding Season!

Starlings: Summer is Breeding Season! Starlings – (Onychognathus Morio) Notorious for their damaging, unsightly droppings and lice contamination, Starlings are exceptionally noisy birds, especially when returning to roost in large numbers at dusk. Although Starlings are not present in the Karoo or Kalahari regions, they occur throughout most of South Africa, as well as within some African countries. The primary species variants in South Africa are the Indian Mynah, present
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Bird Mites: The Facts

Bird Mites: The Facts Bird Mites are present in a variety of species across the globe, but are essentially tiny, almost microscopic, eight-legged parasites that feed on the blood of common birds, and are capable of rapid mass production. Carried by birds, and dwelling in great numbers within the nests of these birds, Bird Mites become a problem to humans when Pest Birds are roosting and/or nesting in close proximity
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Product Maintenance

Product Maintenance As most are aware we, Bird Deterrent Specialists, provide effective solutions to those experiencing Pest Bird infestation and contamination on their premises, through the installation of various bird deterrent products. Every Pest Bird problem is different, there are no two alike, and establishing which products are to be utilised is always determined by the nature of the premises and the problem itself. We have a range of product
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V&A Waterfront – Clock Tower Building

V&A Waterfront – Clock Tower Building. The Bird Deterrent Specialists Team recently completed an installation of SheerStop Net Bird Deterrent Netting to various areas of the Clock Tower Building at the V&A Waterfront. Management and Tenants of the Clock Tower Building had been experiencing a Seagull infestation of colossal proportions, which lead them to call the Bird Deterrent Specialists team for help. Upon assessment of the Clock Tower Building, our
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Histoplasmosis: What You Need To Know

Histoplasmosis: What You Need To Know. What is Histoplasmosis? Histoplasmosis is a rather fancy word for a respiratory disease caused by a fungal infection. A potentially fatal disease, that usual results due to the presence of Bird Droppings. Malodorous, rancid, unsightly – Bird Droppings are never pleasant. Besides their offensive aroma, and the constant buzzing of flies, these Droppings are capable of causing serious disease. Fungal Spores are microscopic particles
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Warehouses: Protect Your Assets

Warehouses: Protect Your Assets Managers, Environmental Coordinators, and Health & Safety Officers in the Warehouse environs are tasked with overseeing not only the stock and machinery present in these Warehouses, but also the environment in which these are stored, as well as the safety of staff present in that environment. Often companies working in a Warehouse setting, are storing either their own materials and goods, or those of their clients.
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Rainbow Chandling & Momentum Logistics Warehouses

Rainbow Chandling & Momentum Logistics Warehouses The Bird Deterrent Specialists Team recently completed yet another successful installation at two neighbouring warehouses, namely that of Rainbow Chandling & Momentum Logistics. Both warehouses were experiencing problems with pest birds accessing their respective warehouses through roller shutter doorways; left open during work hours for staff, vehicles, and lifting equipment to enter and exit; as well as through small openings in the skylights present within the
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Pest Bird Pressure Levels

Pest Bird Pressure Levels Pest Bird infestation can manifest in many forms and at different pressure levels. The following is a guide to the levels of Pest Bird Pressure, and the appropriate action that should be taken to eliminate possible contamination. LIGHT PEST BIRD PRESSURE At this level, the risk of contamination is relatively low, with Pest Birds visiting and exploring the area, resting for a short period of time
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Willowbridge Place

Willowbridge Place Installation Our team recently completed the Phase 1 installation of SheerStop Net Bird Deterrent Netting and Wire Trip Stainless Steel Wire Deterrent at Willowbridge Place, directly opposite Willowbridge Shopping Centre in Tygervalley. Tenants and visitors to Willowbridge Place had been experiencing pest bird infestation within their multi-level Parking Garage, which had lead to contamination in the form of bird droppings on and around their parked vehicles. Bird droppings
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10 Steps To Being Pest Bird Free

How do I get rid of my pest bird infestation problem? Feathers, it’s as simple as this! Step 1: Go On, Give Us A Call Should you require our services please contact us through either one of the following means: (a) Our website www.bds.org.za: There is an inquiry form available on the website. All you need to do is complete and submit it. A member of our team will contact you
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