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Pigeons

Medium sized bird

Grey color with two black bars on the wings, heads may have a metallic purple green sheen

Easily recognized

Often found in large flocks

Found throughout the world, particularly in highly populated areas

Can nest practically anywhere in cosmopolitan areas that have a reasonable amount of shelter

They pose no real threat, more of an annoyance due to large numbers and tendency to crowd around when food is present

There is the potential for them to spread various diseases

The only way to treat for pigeons is to prevent them from establishing in an area

Keep the area as unappealing for them as possible by using decoys, protective netting, and spikes that will make it challenging to roost

Do not feed pigeons in public areas and try to limit all additional food resources in the area