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Aggressive goose attacks gorilla!

Recently this video of a Canada goose chasing off a large silverback gorilla went viral. Probably it made you laugh.

It just shows that when they are defending their territory, especially during the … Read More

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Stop feeding pigeons in Chicago!

Do city pigeon problems require legal action?

Anyone in Chicago has seen the signs: “Don’t Feed the Pigeons.”  And there is always that disregarding individual who walks right past the sign with a … Read More

Woodpecker Problems: Top 5 Questions

Is a woodpecker in your backyard a privilege or nuisance?  That depends: is the woodpecker pecking?!

From my experience speaking with Bird-X customers, it is clear that woodpeckers are a problem bird for … Read More


Fall Bird Season – Keep Birds Away All Year.

As cold weather creeps in and we get deeper into fall bird season, bird control priorities become slightly different.  However, there is still a lot that can be done this time of … Read More


Grape growing, vineyard pests and bird control

Grape growers everywhere are familiar with vineyard pests, especially pest birds.  The most common vineyard problem birds are robins, starlings, finches, orioles, mockingbirds, and grackles.  One study determined that a flock … Read More

Koi Pond Problems: Keeping Predators Away

Owning and maintaining a koi pond is a rewarding yet challenging feat.  Koi pond problems are many – from finding the right location and the perfect amount of sunlight, to managing the … Read More

Here a QB-4. There a QB-4. Everywhere a QB-4.

After almost 50 years in business, we know that bird problems come in all shapes and sizes.  That is why Bird-X offers a wide variety of products to address each unique situation.  … Read More

Boats and birds: how one family keeps birds off their boat.

For years, one Florida family accepted pest bird infestation as an inevitable side effect to their love of sailing.  It seemed as though the neighborhood birds – seagulls, mockingbirds, black birds, owls, osprey, … Read More

Visual scares – the more lifelike, the better.

We are all used to seeing the stationary plastic owls, put in up in the hope of frightening smaller birds away.  Unfortunately we’re not the only ones who are used to them … Read More

Ultrasonic bird control device installation

Ultrasonic bird control? Yes. It works.

How do we know that ultrasonic bird control actually works?  We can look at scientific observations made by Dr. Whitford, Professor Emeritus in the Biology Department of Capital … Read More

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