Pigeons take over Washington County

A large, growing group of pigeons have infested Washington County and are causing officials to worry about the health and well-being of its population. Before the population and visitors get sick from bird droppings, the town is brainstorming ways to fix the pigeon infestation without harming birds or the environment.

Woman was blinded and nearly killed simply by coming into contact with pigeon feces.

‘Please don’t feed the pigeons’ This year, in early January, a young New Brunswick woman contracted a potentially fatal condition known as Cryptococcal Meningitis. This is a serious fungal disease carried in the feces of pigeons, easily transmitted to humans simply by coming into contact with pigeon droppings. “The debilitating illness attacks the spine and …

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New York Public Library includes BirdMaster Bird Control Netting in Restoration Project

   New York Public Library President, Paul LecClerc, along with city officials, gathered on 42nd street this this past Tuesday to celebrate the substantial completion of the $50 million, 3-year restoration project. In 2006, a building survey revealed severe deterioration and soiling on the façade, including the Corinthian column capitals, lion head keystones and scroll …

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BirdMaster Tames the Lion

Bird droppings (Guano) pose serious health risks to humans from bacteria and pulmonary invasive spores. The acidity in bird guano also degrades stone and metal, attacking the substrate of buildings causing permanent damage. Concerned, Brooklyn Museum of Art curators contracted BirdMaster to prevent pest birds to the nooks and crannies of their Lion Statue – …

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