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Here are a few of the bird species that are classed as pests, and why:
Pigeons are well known for carrying diseases such as salmonella and food poisoning. Their droppings are prone to the growth of fungus, and they may be covered in other pests such as fleas, lice and ticks. Pigeons Pest Control
Seagulls are very noisy birds, which can have aggressive behaviour traits. They can create a lot of mess and damage within a property, and their nests can cause a blockage in pipes and flues.
House Sparrows can be aggressive and can spread diseases, not only to humans but to household pets as well. They can also cause a lot of damage to properties.
Starlings leave droppings which fungus will grow on, causing diseases. This can cause damage to plants, crops, properties and also cause health problems for people.
Collared Doves carry diseases which they can spread to other species of birds, as well as people. They can also be loud and invasive, causing a nuisance when infesting people's properties.
Harlequin ladybirds will bite when they can't find any food. Their bite can cause allergic reactions, and some species are known to carry diseases. They also may have different effects on animals.
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