Bergen County Wildlife and Animal Removal

Seagull Control Measures

If you live near the ocean or sea, dealing with New Jersey seagulls will most likely be unavoidable. Seagulls are normally present at the beach, but they can also take up residence on homes and buildings more inland. They can be very pesky birds that can also cause quite a bit of damage. If you live in an area that has a population of seagulls, you will want to find out some prevention and control measures you can take to keep the Bergen County sea gulls from taking over your property. There are several effective strategies that you can use for this purpose.

Seagull damages may include fecal material deposits, chewing of wood, and feeding on food items in the trash bin. There are numerous ways of controlling New Jersey sea gulls, and these include the use of ultrasonic repellents, trapping, shooting, poison baits and exclusion fences. Seagull infestation can also cause a number of bacteria and parasitic infections that can affect both humans and animals, and for this reason you need to make use of an effective control measure.

If your Bergen County property is located close to a pond, you should consider using a gator guard – a replica of an alligator head with mirrored eyes. It floats on the water and the seagulls may think that it is a real alligator watching their movements. Bird wire is one of the most effective traps you can use in capturing sea gulls. The trap is a wire, made of stainless steel, that can prevent birds from landing on ledges or any other surface that are commonly used by New Jersey seagulls.

The seagull chemical repellent or additive can be used in deterring seagulls from your property or surroundings. This chemical is made up of ingredients that irritate New Jersey seagulls and prevent them from roosting. Seagulls can easily overwhelm a property and completely annoy the homeowner and their family. Fortunately, there are many ways to control these birds and deter them from your property. If you follow the suggestions mentioned above, you should be able to effectively and safely control the seagull population around your home. If you do not take any proactive measures to control the birds, you could experience many different types of damages that they are known to inflict. It is better to make your property unattractive to them than to try to make the Bergen County seagulls leave after they have taken up residence on your property.

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