Birds in the Soffit
Birds in the soffit calls, happens to be one of the most common calls we receive in Greater Nashville and Middle Tennessee. If you have experienced storm damage that has knocked off siding, or shingles that has an exposed a roofline opening, birds will be sure to find these small gaps to enter. When birds happen to get into a soffit area, noises of them running around the perimeter soffit of the home can be heard in the interior of the home, and become very noisy. When birds are in a small area like this, they can not actually fly, but will rather be heard walking back-and-forth or running. This sound will echo, giving the appearance of an extremely large animal in your soffit, when it is merely just birds. Common complaints when birds get in soffits include:
- Birds entering a soffit area of storm damage.
- Birds in the gutter.
- Birds in the attic.
- Birds going through siding.
- Nesting sticking out of soffit.
These common problem will indicate a bird has found its way into the soffit area, that leads into the attic. Professional help is suggested to remove the birds, bird nesting, to disinfect, and repair the point of entry. Contact a Animal Pros specialist for immediate help today.
How to get rid of birds in the soffit
Removal of birds from the soffit area, is often very easy providing the birds have not had young. Adult birds often will fly in and out of soffit openings, although they can access the attic from the soffit. Disturbance of the area, will often cause adult birds to just fly away. If birds have had young, fledglings will not be fully developed enough to fly, often needing to be manually removed. Manual removal of baby birds requires getting into the soffit area, into the nesting, and then searching for the birds. If the birds are juveniles or developed enough to walk around they can simply run to the other in the soffit away from making the removal process difficult. Contact a Animal Pros bird control specialist for immediate service today.
Bird Nesting In Soffit
Bird nesting in soffit areas, can accumulate over time, and often be observed from the perforated soffit, sticking out. Starlings or blackbirds, are the main culprits responsible for accumulation of nesting material in soffits. Starlings can be found in numbers or small groups of up to 100 birds. If a soffit opening happens to be found by a starling, they will quickly make it there task to start bringing-in nesting material, which includes straw, pine needles, and even small sticks or twigs. As nesting starts to accumulate it can create a unsightly mess, often staining the brick and the siding with droppings. It is very important to get professional help immediately when you observe bird activity like this occurring. Contact a Animal Pros specialist for an on-site consultation to solve your bird in the soffit, or nesting materials in the soffit problems, today.