- Colour: Some of the most common bird colourations include shades of grey, white, black, and brown. Pigeons may appear with streaks of light blue, green, lilac, peach, and various other shades.
- Size: The smallest pest bird species, house sparrows, are approximately 14 cm to 18 cm long with a wingspan of 19 cm to 25 cm. At the other end of the spectrum, Canadian geese boast a wingspan as long as 182 cm and range from 90 to 120 cm in length.
- Description: Three common types of birds that can be classified as nuisance pests: house sparrows, starlings, pigeons.
The wild pigeon is found in coastal areas and the feral pigeon is found almost exclusively in areas of human habitation. Distribution: Worldwide except Sahara Desert, Antarctica and the high Arctic.
Pigeons are natural seed eaters and only eat insects in small numbers. Normal pigeon diet is made of corn, wheat, cereals and other seed. Pigeons will add fruit and green like lettuce, spinach, sprouted seeds, grapes and apple in their diet.
BIRD LIFE CYCLE
Usually, a total of two eggs will incubate around 18 days after and the newborn baby pigeons will leave the nest on the 25th to 29th day upon hatching. The feral pigeon usually needs at least 7 months to reach sexual maturity. Pigeons are monogamous and they breed no matter the season.
NUISANCE BIRDS SPECIES