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Hawkeye Bird and Animal Control LLC
5600 N Flagler Dr. #705
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Ph: 1.833.833.4295

5600 N Flagler Dr. Suite #705, West Palm Beach FL 33407 1-833-833-4295
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Bird Migration

bird migration

Bird migration from North America to Florida is a fascinating phenomenon that involves a diverse array of avian species. This natural spectacle is driven by various factors such as seasonal changes, food availability, and breeding instincts. We will explore the intricacies of bird migration, focusing on the journey of these winged creatures as they travel from the northern regions of North America to the sunny destination of Florida.The migration of birds is a remarkable feat that showcases the adaptability and resilience of these animals. Many bird species embark on long journeys covering thousands of miles, and North America serves as both the starting point and a critical stopover for many of these migratory birds. One of the primary reasons birds migrate south is to escape harsh winter conditions that make it difficult to find food. Florida, with its milder climate, becomes an attractive destination for these birds seeking refuge from the cold. The intricate interplay of environmental cues, hormonal changes, and innate instincts drives these birds to embark on incredible journeys spanning thousands of miles. Florida, with its diverse ecosystems, serves as a vital destination for these migratory birds, offering a refuge from harsh winter conditions and providing essential resources for their survival. This article will explore how bird migration from December to March can negatively impact buildings and commercial activities.

Firstly, bird migration can lead to significant building deterioration and maintenance challenges. Migrating birds often seek stopover sites to rest and refuel during their long journeys. City buildings, especially those with flat roofs or ledges, offer such accommodations. The accumulation of bird droppings on these buildings can cause aesthetic issues and can even accelerate building decay. Bird droppings are acidic, and over time, they can corrode metals and even degrade stone or concrete, leading to significant structural damage. In addition, these droppings and nesting material on rooftops can clog HVAC systems leading to air quality issues within an establishment. These issues create unsafe work and business environments. Bird droppings and nesting material can also cause blockages and system failures in these units leading to costly repairs. Another worry with large industrial buildings is bird strikes. Bird strikes are not uncommon when it comes to large buildings with a variety of glass facades. These windows can often confuse birds and lead to fatal collisions.

Additionally birds can greatly impact the aviation industry during migration periods. The risk of bird strikes with airplanes significantly increases, resulting in potential flight delays, cancellations, and even accidents. According to the Federal Aviation Administration there are over 10,000 bird strikes in the United States each year. This large amount of encounters can cost millions of dollars each year in aircraft damage and downtime for repairs and inspections. It is important to have bird control services at airports, especially during migration. The process of using falconry birds to deter birds during take off and landing has significantly decreased the amount of annual bird strikes by airplane per year.

Agricultural businesses can also suffer losses due to bird migration. Migrating birds can feed on crops and spoil large quantities of produce, leading to significant economic losses for farmers. This is particularly problematic in Ontario's Niagara region, known for its vineyards and fruit orchards. But luckily Hawkeye has a solution for all of these issues.

No matter your business, Hawkeye can provide any bird control service you require. From cleaning, exclusion, permanent removal, nest and egg removal to falconry with hawks, eagles, and owls; Hawkeye is your one stop shop for bird control solutions. Although there are many ethical concerns with bird control Hawkeye does understand the importance of birds to our ecosystem and we use only humane techniques to carry out our services. Call us at 1.833.833.4295 to learn more.

Now despite the significant challenges that bird migration can pose, it is essential to note that birds are a vital part of our ecosystem. Their migration is a natural process that plays an essential role in things like pest control and the pollination of plants. Therefore, while it is important to take measures to mitigate the negative impacts of bird migration on buildings and commercial properties due to health concerns, any interventions must first consider the welfare of the birds and aim, in most cases, to simply deter them elsewhere so that we can coexist harmoniously with these feathered travellers. With a balanced approach that respects both human interests and avian welfare, it is possible to mitigate these impacts while still keeping in consideration the impact they will have on the migrating bird population. Please contact Hawkeye if bird migration creates an issue for your home or business.