|Fig.1 Handyman |
Supplies and Tools:
Dust broom and dust pan
Hardware cloth or chicken wire
Plastic trash bags
Roof nails - galvanized
Rubber shoes or boots
Mrs. Down lives in Eastvale, California. She had been attacked twice by killer sparrows on the front of her home. She needed a pest control company but the companies that came to her house wanted a thousand of dollars to apply the bird spikes. She called my services to solve the problem.
This post shows the eight steps to removing killer sparrows off of Mrs. Down property.
According to About.com sparrows can be found on every continent except Antarctica. Sparrows are common in North and South America and belong to the family Emberizidae. There are dozens of sparrow species in this family, all with subtle differences in appearance, habitat and range. Some songbirds were less popular than the swallow and a few were considered outright pests, the ubiquitous house sparrow among them. Its hieroglyph, , translit. qsn. qsn.w–which may have referred to other small songbirds as well–was used as a determinative in words denoting "badness".
Step 1: Above shows the nest. Most nest are located in the eves of the house. The ladder is erected to the second floor garage roof eaves. The primary nest was located here.
Step 2: Fig.2 shows the twigs, feathers and dirt that needs to be removed from the eaves. Fig.3 shows a close up view of the sparrows nest.
|Fig.2 The nest|
|Fig.3 House bird nest|
|Fig.4 Gary |
on the roof
|Fig.5 Gary |
|Fig.6 Gay showing |
with hardware cloth
|Fig.7 Area cleaned and |
protected from local birds
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