Originally, pigeons were introduced into the United States as a domesticated bird. However, some of those domesticated pigeons eventually escaped captivity and formed populations of wild pigeons. Today, wild pigeons live successfully throughout the United States in both rural and urban areas. An interesting fact about pigeons is that they are monogamous (have one mate at a time), so populations of pigeons typically have an equal number of males and females.
Adult pigeons grow to between 11 and 15 inches in length and weigh about 13 ounces. Their feathers are light gray with the head, shoulders, and breast being a darker gray color. They have two dark bars going across their wings and tail, and some have rust or metallic-colored feathers across their breast, neck, and head. Pigeons have a grayish-pink colored beaks.
Pigeons are dangerous pests and should not be allowed to live on your property. Listed below are some of the dangers these pest birds pose to both people and properties.
Pigeons carry and transmit a variety of dangerous diseases to people through their feces, including salmonella and toxoplasmosis.
Pigeons can have a type of fungus growing in their feces which causes histoplasmosis.
These birds introduce parasitic fleas, ticks, and mites onto your
When pigeons nest in them, their feces can damage roof eaves, gutters, and ventilation systems.
Their droppings will build up on the ground below their roosting sites and create slipping hazards.
Though the pigeons that invade residential and commercial properties are wild, because these birds live near people, they have come to rely on us for some of their basic needs. Pigeons will live anywhere there is safe shelter located near food sources such as the roofs of homes and other buildings. While these birds prefer to feed on seeds, they have come to be a type of scavenger and will feed on almost anything they come across. Bird feeders, gardens, compost bins, trash cans, and outdoor eating areas are all common places where pigeons forage for food.
Pigeons can be found living in a variety of locations in both rural and urban areas. In rural areas, pigeons nest in and around fields, barns, feed mills, food storage buildings, rock crevices, or in caves. In more urban areas, pigeons roost in church steeples, the rafters of large open warehouses, on the roofs of buildings, under bridges, and in parks.
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