Note to Our Customers: Our number one priority at Trutech Wildlife Service is protecting the safety of our employees and customers. Our work has been designated as an essential service by the Homeland Security Office and we will maintain our commitment of providing service to our customers. Services will be conducted focusing on the exterior of homes and businesses. If inside service is critical, we are practicing appropriate social distancing to ensure the safety of our employees and customers.
I have a family of birds that are nesting in a space on the outside of my house. I don’t want to kill them, but really don’t know how to remove them safely. Looking forward to hearing from you. Thanks in advance.
-San Antonio, TX
Most birds are protected. If there are no eggs or young present, then we can remove the nest and apply deterrent to discourage this behavior. If there are young and the species is protected, then we are legally forced to allow them to fledge. Once they have left, we can remove the nest, treat the area for ecto-parasites, and determine a solution to prevent this in the future.