Bird Feces Removal
Bird Feces removal and cleanup is a job that many wildlife removal companies and pest control companies are incapable of performing correctly, Special equipment and chemicals are often needed in many instances to do the job correctly and to assure that all environmental and health issues are addressed.
The following are some of the disease associated with birds and their droppings.
Histoplasmosis: is a respiratory disease that could be fatal in infants and the elder, this disease is a results from a fungus growing in dried bird droppings that may also be found in bat droppings, this fungus really becomes most active when the droppings are mixed with soil and can gain moisture from the earth.
Candidiasis: This is a infection that is a yeast or fungus infection spread by mostly pigeons. The fungus affects the skin, the mouth, the respiratory system, the intestines and the urogenital tract, especially the vagina. This is a infection that is most seen in women, causing itching, pain and discharge. This is a infection that many people very rarely relate to a bird problem.
Cryptococcosis: is caused by yeast found in the intestinal tract of pigeons and starlings. The illness often begins as a lung infection and then turn to infect the central nervous system. Since attics, warehouses, barns, parking garages, signs, etc. are typical roosting and nesting sites, the fungus is apt to found in these areas and many people have contact with these kind of areas on a daily bases.
Avian Flu: Also known as bird flu and more formally as avian influenza, refers to a flu caused by viruses that infect birds and make them sick. It is an infectious disease of birds caused by type A strains of the influenza virushighly pathogenic avian influenza - the more virulent one - is the one health care authorities are most concerned about. the Avian flu affects several types of birds, including farmed poultry, Wild Birds and some Sea Gulls. Some common situations we see that requires bird fecal removals when birds are in the attic, or birds are in a vent.