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Protection for Pigeons?

Wednesday October 10, 2012

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Question:

Is it illegal for a pest control company to destroy pigeons when all other methods have been attempted?

JOHN, AZ

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Answer:

Pigeons are given NO protection from wildlife agencies and their status is that they can be controlled or killed in any manner at any time. HOWEVER, and I put emphasis on that word, just because the federal and state governments say we can do what we wish with pigeons does not mean that is the reality of it. You need to be aware of any local ordinances that may prohibit the killing of these invasive pest birds as well as the attitudes and opinions of t... Read more

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