"They're quite low-profile and you can stick them on, and they work great," said Todd Corsello of OnGuard Pest Control. "It fills in just as spiking." pigeons Bird spikes, gruff spikes that keep birds from arriving on surfaces, can be incapable in light of the fact that pigeons some of the time fabricate their homes on top of them and sparrows can fit between the spikes. "With spiking, the birds can drop the settling onto the spiking, and afterward they can pigeon deterrent arrive on it," Corsello said. "It doesn't generally occur, however it can." Intelligent breeze controlled bird obstacles, similar to Eagle Eye by Bird Barrier, can be put on a rooftop to enhance different measures. Counterfeit plastic owls, another mainstream impediment, are just incidentally successful, exterminators said. John McGowan of Bugged Out Pest Management suggests attempting the optical gel prior to spending the cash on an expert exterminator. "On the off chance that there are level surfaces, where optical gel circles can be set, I would utilize that first," said. "On the off chance that the territory is too difficult to even think about coming to all alone with gel plates, than doubtlessly you will not have the option to safely put spikes all things considered. If so, the best activity would to have an expert handle it." News Dunedin Yolande Steenkamp, of Dunedin, takes care of pigeons at the Dunedin Botanic Garden this week. PHOTOS:... Yolande Steenkamp, of Dunedin, takes care of pigeons at the Dunedin Botanic Garden this week. Photographs: PETER MCINTOSH Troublesome populaces of pigeons at the Dunedin Botanic Garden have incited the Dunedin City Council to preliminary new choices to battle the winged danger. Parks and amusement acting gathering chief Scott MacLean said pigeons caused issues when they "land on individuals' arms, shoulders and heads to get at the food proposed for ducks". "Tragically, a few group support this conduct by intentionally taking care of the pigeons." The gathering had recently dealt with populace the executives, however there was no conventional control framework set up. Grievances had been made before, explicitly at ends of the week and occasions when more individuals were taking care of the ducks. Pigeons perch at the nursery. Pigeons perch at the nursery. Visual hindrances, for example, the utilization of vacillating bird of prey and hawk outlines were among the gadgets being thought of, yet the gathering was aware of the imperatives with these gadgets. Refreshed signage deterring guests from taking care of the pigeons was additionally being talked about. Assessment separated on managing pigeons 185 6 News Dunedin Robbie (3) and Vanessa Gordon, of Dunedin, at the Dunedin Botanic Garden yesterday. ... Robbie (3) and Vanessa Gordon, of Dunedin, at the Dunedin Botanic Garden yesterday. Photograph: GREGOR RICHARDSON Popular assessment is part on whether the Dunedin City Council ought to shoo pigeons from the Dunedin Botanic Garden. The chamber this week said it wanted to preliminary new pigeon hindrances toward the finish of this current month because of objections about the quantity of birds that hop on individuals attempting to take care of the ducks. Christine O'Sullivan, talking at the Botanic Garden yesterday, said she didn't need a great deal of birds arriving on her child.