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Identify Pest: Bird Problems and Getting Rid of Birds

Green Pest Control Service Long Island | NYC | Westchester | Rockland CountyBird problems? Many different types of birds in the New York area are known to be “pests” and can cause property damage or unsanitary conditions. These include:

  • Pigeons
  • Sparrows
  • Starlings
  • Sea Gulls
  • Crows and Ravens
  • Swallows
  • Geese
  • Woodpeckers

Each bird presents its own unique set of biology, habits, impact, and Pest Management control rules and regulations.

For instance, Pigeon feces are highly corrosive and contain a host of bacteria and parasites that can cause histoplasmosis, toxoplasmosis, salmonella, encephalitis, and meningitis in people and pets. Their feathers and droppings can clog roof drains and impede machinery.

Woodpeckers can cause damage to a structure’s façade by pecking holes, and their nests can also cause damage by blocking vents, or electrical devices.

Bird Exterminator NYC | Long Island | Rockland County | WestchesterThe Goose population in the New York area has been steadily growing. Once, strictly migratory, many Geese are “wintering” in this area because of abundant food and shelter. They can be aggressive, especially if they feel threatened. An average male can defecate as much as 3 pounds of feces per day. Goose feces are known to carry a host of diseases and parasites that are harmful to people and animals.

Problem Bird Expertise by Species and Situation

Knockout can determine the exact species of bird pest and can treat each individual situation, from one bird to an entire flock. We know state and local laws that may impact how certain species are handled. Our comprehensive Integrated Green Pest Management approach involves identifying the bird, assessing the problem and then removing nests, cleaning and sanitizing affected areas, and employing bird control devices, barriers, sheaths, dispersal methods, ward- off products and decoy techniques. We know how to humanely trap birds within structures for safe removal.

Knockout Pest Control Can Knock Out Bird Problems

Knockout Pest Control is your local expert at knocking out Asian beetle and ladybug infestations–and we keep them down for the count. Every member of our team receives over 100 hours of classroom instruction and in-the-field training so you are guaranteed a knockout punch to your pest problem every time. We serve all of Long Island, New York City, and Westchester and Rockland Counties. Call 1-800-244-PEST or 1-800-244-7378 We respond like every pest problem is an emergency with fast, 24 hour service seven days a week. We don’t have the big red boxing glove in our logo for nothing!

Areas Served

NYC | Long Island | Bronx | Brooklyn | Manhattan | Queens | Westchester

Knockout is a proud member of the following trade organizations


Founded in 1980, IFMA is the world's largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals, supporting 24,000 members in 10​4 countries.

This diverse membership participates in focused component groups equipped to address their unique situations by region (133 chapters), industry (15 councils) and areas of interest (six communities). Together they manage more than 78 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US$526 billion in products and services.


The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of 91 BOMA U.S. associations and 18 international affiliates. Founded in 1907, BOMA represents the owners and managers of all commercial property types including nearly 10.5 billion square feet of U.S. office space that supports 1.7 million jobs and contributes $234.9 billion to the U.S. GDP.


The National Pest Management Association (NPMA), a non-profit organization with more than 7,000 members from around the world, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry's commitment to the protection of public health, food and property. This commitment is reflected both in the continuing education of pest management professionals and the dissemination of timely information to homeowners and businesses.


The NYPMA is The Voice for pest management companies all throughout New York State. Becoming a member could be one of the best possible investments you’ll ever make for your business. Not only will you have the backing of the New York Pest Management Association behind your company, but you’ll also get listed locally within our directory. This is a big plus for consumers or businesses looking for a legitimate pest management provider they can trust.


CAI provides information, education and resources to the homeowner volunteers who govern communities and the professionals who support them. CAI members include association board members and other homeowner leaders, community managers, association management firms and other professionals who provide products and services to associations.


GreenPro, the world’s largest and most credible green certification program for pest management professionals, recognizes companies within our industry that are committed to providing commercial and residential customers with reduced risk, comprehensive, and effective pest control services.

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