Birds, like seagulls and pigeons, commonly cause problems to buildings. They damage roofs, eaves, chimneys. They can mess the facades of property with their droppings. Pigeons nesting habits and feather shedding block drains and guttering systems. Also their faeces contain dangerous pathogens and emits unpleasant odours.
Pest birds are attracted to buildings as it is a convenient place to shelter and nest. Along with this they can obtain food from pet food and waste food if left outside. Pest birds can also shelter in attic and under roof spaces if they find gaps. Lastly if there is access to water it provides them with drinking and bathing.