Control & Management of Unprotected Birds | Michigan DARD Approved

$24.00

1 credit: 7D, Commercial Core
Unwanted birds can pose a problem for applicators and their clients. Some people love to feed the birds and spend hours watching birds. Once birds have become established in an area they can be difficult to control or deter. Though this course will focus on the control and management of unprotected birds, some of the techniques covered will help with the management of protected birds when a permit is issued.
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Control & Management of Unprotected Birds


Course Description

Unwanted birds can pose a problem for applicators and their clients. Some people love to feed the birds and spend hours watching birds. Once birds have become established in an area they can be difficult to control or deter. Though this course will focus on the control and management of unprotected birds, some of the techniques covered will help with the management of protected birds when a permit is issued. 

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Identify birds not protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918
  • Discuss different forms of deterrents available and when best to use each method
  • Discuss the different forms of toxicants and when they would be appropriate 

Chapter 1 – Control & Management of Unprotected Birds

Lesson 1 

  • Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918
  • Unprotected Birds
    • Pigeons
    • Starlings
    • House Sparrows
    • Eurasian collared dove
  • ?Damage
  • Bird Problems and Issues
    • ?Bird Diseases
  • ?Integrated Pest management

Lesson 2 

  • Why Bird Feeding Works
  • Other Forms of Habitat Modification
  • Bird Pressure
    • ?Starlicide – DRC 1339
    • Avitrol
  • ?Preventing Bad Publicity
  • Repellents
    • ?Tactile
    • Olfactory
  • ?Ledge Products
  • Other Methods of Control
    • ?Rifle and pellet guns
    • Blow guns
    • Traps
    • OvoControl
  • ?Nests in Vents
    • ?Woodpeckers
  • ?Birds in Politics

Final Assessment 


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Absolutely Excellent!  The course itself, plus the instructor gives you the sense that you can really succeed.
Richard "Rico" Lewis - Detroit, MI
 
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