Pigeons in the garden are extremely common throughout the UK, here’s how to humanely and safely deter the pesky birds from your outdoor space with four effective deterrents.
Pigeons leave an absurd amount of droppings, which many don’t realise are actually corrosive.
The common birds’ faeces are highly acidic, and can stain surfaces they’re, as well as increasing deteroration of the surface.
Pigeons also produce debris – feathers and dropping nest materials are the most common signs of a pigeon being nearby.
They are also not afraid to attack crops, flowers and vegetables in a garden, and are prone to scaring off other non-pest wildlife.
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How to get rid of pigeons
1. Don’t feed them
Like most animals, if pigeons are fed, they will return, and the abundance of food will attract other animals.
However, spring and early summer is the