Birds nesting behind your window shutters is common in Alexandria. Especially birds nest behind shutters on stone-faced houses. We specialize in all forms of bird removal and bird control, especially birds living in shutters.
First, we must determine what species of bird it is. Our bird control experts in Fairfax County will be able to identify all of the common nuisance birds in Alexandria. The most common species of bird to use shutters as nesting sites are the English House Sparrow followed by European Starlings. These are small birds, small enough for the birds to fit between shutters and houses.
Once the birds are behind the shutters on your house they will begin nesting. This can cause multiple problems. They can be very unsightly with birds’ nest debris and feces running down your house and windows. Bird feces are also known to hold over 50 diseases and pathogens. The birds behind the shutters can cause a health risk. Also, some species of birds become protective of their nest and will swoop down to try and scare you away.