Water can become contaminated by dead birds and guano.
Histoplasmosis - an airborne disease which causes respiratory difficulties, and can be fatal.
Ornithosis - a flu-like disease which can be fatal.
Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis - also called ‘Bird Fanciers Lung’, caused by the dust from birds and their associated debris.
Cryptococcosis - a flu-like disease which can be fatal.
Campylobacteriosis - a bacterial infection that causes diarrhoea and dysentery syndrome.
They roost together in large numbers.
They thrive in the urban environment.
Many bird species are protected, or require a special license to control.
bird netting, wiring or spiking
egg and nest removal