12,000ft in the air, the world looked miniscule. Mountains were made to look like ant hills, entire fields momentarily shrunken to a checkerboard of green. This is what an eagle or Jay-Z must feel like all the time, either way I was ruler of the world for 45 whole seconds. It’s easy to understand where birds get their god complex from. The reason they think it’s alright to waltz into a restaurant, stare at you while you’re eating your lunch in the park, why they think they can get closer to you than that one persistent sleaze at every party. It’s because they think, they own you. You know the ones. Pigeons. And they’re not wrong. They know that we know that they’re disease-ridden and they embrace this power. This isn’t just me being dramatic either. At the risk of sounding like the ad for movie piracy – you wouldn’t pet a rat. Why would you pet a pigeon? Pigeons are the rats of the sky.
This year the London Underground celebrates its 150th birthday. The first tube journey was from Paddington to Farringdon on the Metropolitan Line and there were plans to extend the line to Kent and eventually Paris. But people aren’t the only customers. Pigeons have been observed regularly travelling between Hammersmith and Ladbroke Grove and between Baker [...]
According to the RSPB over half of all adults in the UK feed birds in their garden. At this time of year when food becomes scarce it becomes increasingly important to leave out high energy foods which will help birds maintain their fat reserves in order to survive the cold weather. By late autumn there are [...]
It can only take a matter of days for a few pests to become a big problem which is why it’s important to check for signs of an infestation, particularly if you have a business reputation to behold. Pests like bed bugs and fleas breed rapidly and can be difficult to detect until well established. [...]
Today the press has been buzzing with news of our revolutionary new bird control product. Thanks to its spicy ingredient, pigeons and other nuisance birds will be deterred from landing on buildings, walls or monuments. AviGo, a gel-like substance containing a small amount of chilli pepper extract, is applied onto surfaces where birds are known [...]