bird control services


  • Netting
  • Larus Bird Wire
  • Spring Wire
  • Spikes
  • Hawking
  • Egg and Nest Removal
  • Trapping Birds
  • Shooting Birds

Netting

Professionally installed netting is an immediate, effective and discreet solution to rid an area of all pest bird species.

  • Used in high level infestations where it is the best option
  • Versatile as it can be used vertically, horizontally or diagonally
  • All fixings used in STP Netting Systems are of the highest standard available to the industry
  • All STP Pest Control Services Netting Systems designed and installed by expert bird work teams
  • Humane as a correctly installed netting system does not physically harm the birds, just frustrates them
  • All personnel trained in working at height and mobile access (IPAF, IRATA and CSCS qualified) .

Specification

  • Net – UV light treated high density polyethylene netting
  • Wire – 2/3 mm BS 316 marine grade stainless steel or BS 304 stainless steel
  • Ferrules – copper
  • Barrel strainer – BS 316 marine grade stainless steel or BS 304 stainless steel wire strainer, as require
  • Hog rings – BS 316 marine grade stainless steel or BS 304 stainless steel ring which holds net and wire in place
  • Five year guarantee
Larus Bird Wire
Larus Bird Wire

Keep aggressive gulls at bay with this rooftop deterrent.

  • An immediate and effective solution to rid an area of Gulls
  • Used in high level infestations in place of netting
  • All Larus Systems designed and installed by expert teams
  • All personnel trained in working at height and mobile access (IPAF, IRATA and CSCS qualified)
Specification
  • All materials are stainless steel or galvanised steel, as required
  • Wires – coated in orange plastic to make them easily visible to Gulls
  • Five year guarantee
  • All materials are stainless steel or galvanised steel, as required
  • Wires – coated in orange plastic to make them easily visible to Gulls
  • Five year guarantee
Spring Wire

A discreet and effective system to bird-proof your property.

  • Used to prevent birds from roosting on exposed ledges, sills, steel beams, etc
  • Components of this system are BS 316 marine grade or BS 304 stainless steel and plastic, which are long lasting
  • Wire can be installed on any surface

Specification

  • Post – 10/15 cm height BS 304 stainless steel
  • Wire – 1.2 mm BS 316 marine grade or BS 304 stainless steel
  • Spring – BS 304 stainless steel
  • Crimps – BS 304 stainless steel
  • Base (if required) – UV treated plastic
  • Five year guarantee
Spring Wire
Bird Point

A versatile solution, which can be fitted to any part of your premises where birds are likely to settle.

  • Used to prevent birds from roosting on exposed ledges, sills, steel beams, etc
  • Discreet and effective system
  • A humane method which gently pushes the birds off balance and forces them to alight elsewhere
  • Polycarbonate base which is not affected by sunlight or the elements
  • Points are BS 316 marine grade or BS 302 stainless steel physically harm the birds, just frustrates them
  • All personnel trained in working at height and mobile access (IPAF, IRATA and CSCS qualified)

Detailed Features

Bird Spikes
Specification
  • Base – UV protected polycarbonate
  • Points – BS 316 marine grade stainless steel or BS 302stainless steel, as required
  • High tack neutral silicone adhesive used to install the Bird Point
  • Five year guarantee
Hawking

An entirely natural solution.

  • Pitting nature against nature
  • Birds of prey convince gulls and pigeons that there is a real threat in their nesting area
  • Consistent regular presence of the bird of prey helps reduce the number of nests/eggs on site as the birds fear for any young
  • Yearly programmes maintain a consistent bird of prey presence on a site and encourage the birds to find a “safer” nesting area elsewhere
  • Specific nesting season programmes available
  • STP Pest Control Services employ only fully trained birds and qualified handlers

    Specification

  • Harris Hawks are the preferred bird of prey
  • Birds maintained and cared for following strict guidelines
  • Programmes tailored to individual sites
  • One or two birds flown during treatments
Egg and nest removal
Egg and Nest Removal

Reduces overall flock numbers and encourages birds to move on.

  • Removal of eggs prevents the adult birds from raising young on a site
  • Reduction in size of flock and lack of young birds denies the flock future breeding numbers
  • Hawks can be flown during these removals if flocks are aggressive or numerous
Typical clearance programme specification
  • Minimum of six treatments carried out, monthly or weekly as required
  • Two men on site at all times in line with Health & Safety guidelines
  • During initial visits only eggs are removed and fake egg replacement is used to prevent further egg laying
  • Final visit involves the removal of all nests on site
  • All eggs, nests and related materials treated with a Biocide which renders materials inert and safe to dispose of
  • All materials removed off site by STP Pest Control Services for safe disposal
Bird population Control

Population control trapping birds

A discreet method for flock reduction.

  • A structured program can remove up to 70% of a pigeon community taking upwards of 18 months to recover
  • Disorientation within the social order through trapping and removing dominant birds
  • Regular programmes designed to control repopulation from neighbouring areas
  • STP employs only humane and discreet methods

Specification

  • An Initial site survey to identify population size and trap numbers
  • Safe and discreet trapping locations identified
  • Pre-baiting period carried out to habituate pest birds to trapping site
  • Once birds used to feeding site trapping begins
  • Traps visited regularly in accordance with current legislation
  • Trapped birds humanely dispatched and discreetly removed from site
  • Trapping levels monitored and pre-baiting repeated if numbers begin to drop
Bird shooting
Shooting an immediate solution.
  • Shoots carried out to control internal and external populations by trained marksmen using appropriate calibre rifles
  • All STP Pest Control Services marksmen undergo rigorous training to achieve a high degree of success
  • Carried out in strict accordance with the 1981 Wildlife and Countryside Act
  • All birds retrieved and discreetly removed from site
  • Police notified of all on going shooting
Specification
  • Full site survey undertaken for health and safety purposes
  • Only STP personnel permitted in treatment location
  • Spotter to be located behind marksman to identify pest bird locations
  • Only clean shots to be taken – to prevent risk of ricochet
  • Number of dispatched birds to be included within treatment report
  • All shoots to be carried out in a discrete and professional manner