Bird control with fireworks?

For the state of Oregon, the answer to bird control is using fireworks. You read that right. Fireworks. House Bill 2432 has been approved by The Oregon House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources to expand the use of using fireworks as active bird control management. Right now, the bill exists to use fireworks to …

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The Crows Are Taking Over!

On any given day in downtown Springfield, Ohio, there are more crows than people. And it’s becoming a growing concern. In fact, according to city officials- they’re everywhere! And it doesn’t look like the crows want to leave anytime soon. With fields surrounding the county, crows have always had a longtime home there. But Roger …

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Pesticides do more Harm than Good

Each year, thousands of farmers use pesticides to eliminate certain pests- such as bugs. But those chemicals might be affecting birds too. Neonicotinoids, a common pesticide made from nicotine, may be hurting birds more than we think. The pesticide will kill off bugs that certain birds need to eat. Without the bugs, birds are starving. …

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Bird strikes, left and right!

When we look into a mirror, we see our reflection- birds don’t. According to The National Audubon Society birds don’t understand the concept of reflection.  They often think the trees reflected in a window are a continuation of the landscape. Which is why birds often fly full speed ahead into glass surfaces. Increasingly, birds are …

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