Falconry Based Pest Control Escondido – Barn Owl Boxes San Diego
For the past 30 years Tom Stephan has dedicated his life to better understanding birds of all types. His broad knowledge of birds ranges from birds of prey to barn owls and everything in between. Our falconry based pest control Escondido services include both residential and commercial applications. When it comes to residential falconry based pest control Escondido services we have had the pleasure of using serving small homes, large ranches, landfills with pigeon problems and many other pests that disturb residences. When it comes to our commercial services we have also served air ports and commercial and government contracts of all types. When it comes to bird knowledge Tom Stephan is not matched. You will be amazed at how your landscape and biome is changed by our wonderful birds of prey. Historically, everything from Mylar tape, netting, scarecrows, horns, propane cannons, flares, screamers, bird bombs, shotguns and poisons have been used, but yet the birds find ways to adapt to these inferior methods. Falconry based bird abatement is quiet, discrete, organic, eco-friendly and very sustainable. The objective is not killing the nuisance birds, but scaring them off the premises. We look forward to serving you with a one of kind solution that doesn’t break the budget. Although our services are niche and unique when it comes to pest control there is no better more eco friendly alternative. Lest we forget to mention that our services are reasonable and fairly priced.
Commercial Bird Abatement Escondido – Barn Owl Boxes San Diego
If you have ever flown in a airplane or helicopter I am sure you have imagined your plane crashing from bird strikes. unfortunately this is a very rare but very real problem. The Owner Tom Stephan has had the privledge and luxury of serving the navy and the air force with several different Commercial Bird Abatement Escondido solutions. For perspective Tom works regularly at air bases making sure that flocks and other birds that are considered pest know that a superior apex predictor is actively hunting in the area. Usually when birds realize one of our terror of the skies is in their area of operations they move on. During the summer months many vineyards operate in Escondido as well as all over San Diego county. When grapes or any type of fruit gets drenched with moisture or Escondido showers the fruit begins to swell and burst. Many small animals have waited all year for this to happen and begin gorging on the fruits. Once this happens the pest population expands. We have a 2 pronged approach for this. Using our birds of prey pest control coupled with one of our hand crafted Barn Owl Boxes San Diego you will notice dramatic and immediate changes to your property and bio-me. Many pest control companies use poison or toxins that could easily kill you pets. This process is how god and nature have intended it. The apex predator presence will put a literal screeching halt on all of your pests post fruit population swell.
Common Birds Hunted in Escondido :
European Starling (Sturnus Vulgaris)
Their population is estimated to be between 750 million to 1 billion according to USDA. Starlings travel in flocks of thousands and pose an incredible hazard to air travel. They also cause hundreds of millions of dollars of damage to agricultural operations yearly. Being an introduced species, European starlings are exempt from the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. In 2008 the U.S. government poisoned, shot, or trapped 1.7 million starlings, the most of any nuisance species.
Rock Dove / Common Pigeon
They were introduced to North America as a food species when the settlers arrived, and some domesticated pigeons became feral once they escaped. Pigeons are capable of spreading disease transmittable to humans, livestock and other wildlife. Highly adaptable to all climates and environments, they breed year around and can raise 6 pairs of young annually.
(Livia Colombia)English Sparrow (Passer Domesticus)
A widespread species also introduced from Europe in 1850s, the English sparrow is the most abundant bird species in North America. Sparrows are known to cause severe financial hardship to grape and berry growers. English Sparrows breed year around raising 4-7 offspring per clutch.
Western Gull (Larus Agentatus)
Native to the west coast, Western Gulls are extreme health hazards to drinking water reservoirs. They often feed at landfills, sewer ponds and industrial wastelands while roosting at local water reservoirs where their droppings contaminate drinking water causing health hazards.
It is time to stand up for barn owls and other owls who more recently have been added to the functionally extinct list. Barn Owls can truly change your eco system quickly. Barn owls specialize in hunting animals on the ground and nearly all of their food consists of small mammals which they locate by sound, their hearing being very acute. They usually mate for life unless one of the pair is killed. These noble and beautiful creatures homes are being threatened by construction in Escondido. Do your part today and order one of our boxes. When an owl moves into the box you may have a friend upwards of 10-15 years. They mate for life and tend to stay within the area they brood in. Our state of the art boxes work for these creature as a home and a safe haven
Tom and his team of craftsmen hand make every owl box out of Luan Mahogany panels made from recycled materials. For as little as $150, you can get started with a basic owl box. And buying a box is a one-time investment, as they cost nothing to maintain and the owls are very good at keeping their nest boxes clean. If you have more to spend, the Hoo’s Hoo box with installed camera is one of their best sellers. Just connect the camera to your TV or computer and enjoy the best reality show you’ll ever watch.