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Pigeons

Please don't feed the pigeons! Dispose of food waste thoughtfully! Let pigeons feed the natural way!

  • Feeding pigeons attracts pests and may put human health at risk - food fed to pigeons also attracts rats and mice.
  • Feeding pigeons results in more damage to buildings - more pigeons simply means more pigeon mess.
  • Feeding pigeons makes the birds dependent on people - pigeons are wild birds and are capable of fending for themselves.
  • Feeding pigeons may deprive other birds of food - in the garden, smaller birds are frightened away when numbers of much larger pigeons arrive.

The Pest Control Section in Dundee City Council is able to provide a comprehensive service in pigeon control and proofing. For further information or advice, details on charges, and for arranging treatment, please contact the Pest Control Section on 01382 436288.

Contact:

Email: pest.control@dundeecity.gov.uk
Tel: 01382 436288

Neighbourhood Services
3 City Square
Dundee DD1 3BA