Feral Pigeons Feral pigeons
These can carry a deadly disease known as ornithosis. The obvious problems due to fouling are easily overcome with pigeon proofing systems, particularly in towns and cities where pigeons will roost and overlook their feeding grounds. Pigeon nests carry a wide range of insect pests and mites which live as scavengers on the nest material and droppings. These can easily invade the home and cause extensive damage to fabrics and stored food products.
Troublesome flock control is achieved through humane culling.