Pigeons are usually found throughout the day as they avoid looking for food at night. When the sun goes down, they will pack together in large flocks to nest. While they are fairly harmless to the Las Vegas Valley, their feces are caustic to many humans, and the droppings can cause property damage.
When singing, pigeons have a distinct song compared to other birds, which is known as a “coo”. The song they sing is used to attract a mate or another pigeon friend. When they walk or start to take flight, their heads noticeably bob back and forth.
When you are ready to take care of your home’s pigeon problem, Fortified Pest Management is here to help. We have a long list of techniques that are appropriate for removing pigeons, capturing them live, and disposing of dead ones. We can help you with solutions that allow you to capture the birds and relocate them to a more appropriate area. When dealing with pigeons at Fortified Pest, we limit the use of pesticides on them. This is because the use of pesticides for pigeons is an older technique that can harm other animals.
They are in fact the same pest. Pigeons (AKA Rock Doves) are easily identifiable to most Americans, and they carry the scientific name Columba livia domestica.
Yes. They naturally have a wide range of colors on their neck, including white, yellow, blue, green, red, and purple.
Foods they enjoy are seeds and nuts, but they will eat anything available, even to include garbage. On the other hand, good examples of pigeon predators are owls, sparrow hawks, eagles, raccoons, and possums. These are not as common in Las Vegas, making Pigeons a growing issue.
When the sun goes down, they will pack together in large flocks to nest. As a nuisance in cities like Las Vegas, they will inhabit anything that reminds them of a cliff. This includes skyscrapers, power lines, other tower structures, and rooftops.
They can be extremely harmful in areas where there are airplanes, buses, trains, and other fast-moving ground transportation. As Vegas is a high traffic area we try to address Pigeon issues as soon as possible
Pigeons ended up in Las Vegas (and other cities) for a couple different reasons. Pigeons are found in Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, Summerlin, and More. In this article we explore why Pigeons are so attracted to cities.