If you were to ask a city manager or a building owner about pigeons, you would find that there is no love for the birds. They are as bad as rats. Pigeons reproduce rapidly, poop everywhere and generally make a nuisance of themselves.
How bad can the problem get? This famous case demonstrates the problem:
The band Kings of Leon fled an ampthitheater stage in St. Louis, Mo. Friday night because of a pigeon infestation.
The pigeons bombarded the band with droppings at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre.
So the obvious question is: How do you get rid of pigeons? Here is the most dramatic solution I have ever seen – a net cannon traps the pigeons like a school of fish:
But when it comes to pigeons there are many, many ways to control them because they are such a huge problem. You can trap them:
You can use sticky stuff called Pignx:
You can shock them with shock tape:
You can shoot them with an air rifle:
You can use pigeon birth control:
You can use netting:
You can use bird spikes and screens:
You can use things like spices, owl decoys, etc.:
You can introduce Peregrine Falcons as a predator:
You can scare them with sound: