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Pest Control Products

Birds on Aeroplane

Birds are a major cause of aeroplane accidents especially when they get inside the propeller engines of the plane.
We provide a specialized bird control solution for municipal airports to help reduce bird populations in the immediate vicinity of hangars and maintenance facilities.

The following are the steps we utilize in the control of birds in Airports;

STEP 1: Discovery of current bird control problems as seen by the customer.
Birds’ problems can cause damage to buildings and aircraft. Many bird problems are due to poor planning and /or design. Mbukoni Pest Control services have a team of experts who first study the bird problems and develop a plan of action to address the particular bird problem faced by each client. We are committed to environmentally sound methods of bird control. Our methods to address bird problems first begin with a thorough examination and understanding of each bird problem situation. The following are the commonly encountered bird problems; Nesting can cause fire hazards and extensive damage to roofs, eaves, structures and machinery, Bird Droppings are not just unsightly and corrosive. They contain allergens and health hazards, Appearance issues Nests, droppings and debris cause appearance problems as well as safety and health concerns. At entrances to buildings, stores and restaurants they can be unsightly and a reason for drop in traffic and sales, Aircraft Hazards - there are a number of bird problems besides bird strikes that are faced by municipal airports. Birds find nesting areas and form colonies around aircraft hangars, maintenance buildings. They can cause slippery hangar floors due to their droppings and thus jeopardize people’s safety.

STEP 2: Further in-depth discovery of problems known to Bird control experts
In this step, Mbukoni Pest Control experts will carry out a risk and vulnerability assessment whose analysis will provide other intricate problems and their interlinkages

STEP 3: Evaluate the environment
This baseline evaluation will determine the environmental factors which lead to high populations of birds in the airport. This then gives way to the devising of a control programme and plan

STEP 4: Identify Bird types and activity levels
The type of bird and activity level will determine the control methods to be utilized. We are experts at identifying all types of birds

STEP 5: Identify attractants
There are several attractants in the environment which lead to increase of populations of birds in airports. We are capable of delineating these and and designing a control measure. This attractants include the following; Food, Water, Cover, Bird Migration, Local Bird Movements, Landfills.

STEP 6: Damage/Scat cleanup
There is need to carry out repairs to what is damaged and cleaning up the environment especially in places like land fills

STEP 7: Creation of bird barriers and bird deterrents
There are several types of barriers which can be utilized and this range in type from mechanical irritants to traps

STEP 8: Exclusion/repair of access points
We devise innovative ways of denying access through exclusion techniques and repairs to access points

Why Us

Our customers fall broadly into four categories;

  • Corporate clients
  • Residential households
  • Large scale farming enterprises
  • Other ad hoc clients who are spontaneous
The discipline and rigor of working with demanding customers has honed our operation and attests to our ability to consistently perform with quality, efficiency, reliability whilst offering exceptional value for money resources and services at highly competitive rates.

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