Selecting the Correct Bird Spike When you have a pest bird issue, whether it’s at your business or your home it’s important to install the correct bird control product to eliminate the problem. We offer 3 families of bird spikes that are manufactured in Nixalite’s production facility in East Moline, IL. Nixalite invented and patented the world’s first bird spike in 1950. Today we offer … Continue reading Choosing Which Bird Spikes You Should Install
The California Department of Transportation “Caltrans” has installed Nixalite bird spikes along the Coronado Bridge to help deter suicide jumpers. The spikes are placed along both sides of the bridge across the 2.1 mile span. The project took several nights, with lane closures beginning at 8 p.m. “It’s more of a psychological deterrent than anything else,” says Rhonda Haiston, the founder of the Coronado San … Continue reading Nixalite Spikes installed on the Coronado Bridge to help deter Suicide Jumpers
How does wind energy threaten birds and bats? Wind turbines and their associated infrastructure — notably power lines and towers — are among the fastest-growing threats to birds and bats in the United States and Canada. At the end of 2016, there were more than 52,000 operating, commercial-scale wind turbines in the United States and many more are currently under construction. Estimates state that hundreds of thousands … Continue reading Birds, Bats & Wind Turbines
Let’s paint the picture: You are on your back porch, looking at your post-mounted bird feeder. What you expect to see is a variety of birds happily grazing. But in reality, you just see a squirrel feasting on, to him, what feels like an endless buffet. Now begins the hunt for a way to keep the pests at bay. And we know the myths; funnels, … Continue reading How to keep unwanted animals off bird feeders.