mobile logo2

24hour icon


pest bird control gullGulls and other related sea birds exist in great numbers. A subset of long winged swimming birds these intelligent birds will carry mussels and clams high in the air and drop them on hard surfaces to get to the soft meat inside. Gulls have the ability to drink saltwater and freshwater, thanks to a pair of salt removing glands above their nostrils. They are good swimmers in addition they can walk or run agilely on land. Gulls are scavenging birds, meaning they will eat everything from dead fish, garbage, field mice and insects. Gulls enjoy protection at the federal level.


Gull Control 

Gulls enjoy numerous Federal and Provincial protections. Hawkeye will obtain permits from local and federal officials for control means. Fortunately, gulls are easy to exclude from areas, so lethal means are rarely needed. Falconry using live birds of prey, pyrotechnics, electrical exclusionnetting, ledge modification, and nest removal are the only long term solutions for heavily infested areas. Gull wire systems provide limited effectiveness for removing them from large open areas and for any ledge areas needing protection. Noise systems have little effectiveness but as long as the food source remains the gulls will defiantly return.


Video(s) showing gull control using falconry:


Gull Damage
Gulls can be a major nuisance particularly at landfills, open grass areas, piers and harbours. Flocks of gulls also create hazardous conditions to low flying aircraft. Large buildup of droppings will lead to structural damage from the uric acid. Boats, streetlights and buildings are just a few of the items damaged from excessive gull droppings. Furthermore, their droppings also pose a health risk to humans.




Gull & Seagull Facts 
Height/Weight - 5oz-38oz Lifespan - 8-10 years in the wild and up to 30 captivity Flight Speed - 15 to 38 mph Range - Near large waterways Food - Scavenger of fish, crab, insects, forages at landfills, harbors and waste sites Habitat - On the ground along safe secluded areas, but they are getting bolder year by year. 


Physical Description 
The typical Gull has a light colored body with black wing tips and a dark mantle that can range from deep black to light gray. Their coloring can change between seasons. Juveniles are usually brown with a dark band on the tail. 


Gull Nesting 
Gulls build basic nests on the ground in safe open areas. The nest often consists of grass, seaweed and some sticks. They nest in colonies on sandy or gravely areas, but the most damaging is on roofs. 


Gull Breeding 
These birds have one brood a year with an average of three eggs. Incubation takes twenty to twenty-four days with a six week fledging period before the young leave the nest. The eggs are brown, green or blue with blotches of black, brown or gray. 


Sea Gull Cycles 
Some species are migratory. Gulls need open water and secluded breeding areas. Because of this, Northern Gulls will fly south away from frozen lakes ( and rivers in the winter). They have a distinct springtime breeding season (beginning of March).


Click image(s) to enlarge:

Seagull Repellents      Landfill Seagull/Gull Control      Seagull Control Services      Gull Removal Services




©1985-2019 Hawkeye Bird & Wildlife Animal Removal & Pest Control | All Rights Reserved.
Telephone: (416) 429-5393 | Toll Free: 855.393.4295 | Email:$
cash, check, credit card, invoice, paypal
5048 Erin First Line
Acton, Ontario L7J 2L9


7 Locations to best serve you:

5048 Erin First Line, Acton, ON L7J 2L9
1 Hycrest Ave #704,, Toronto, ON M2N 6V8
2676 Harmony Rd N, Oshawa, ON L1H 8A7
3089 Universal Drive, Mississauga, ON L4X 2E2
33 Landerville Lane, Bowmanville, ON L1C 4W8
3040 Palstan Rd #203, Mississauga, ON L4Y 2Z6

5600 N Flagler Dr. #705
, West Palm Beach, FL33407 U.S.A.



Web Design/Development, Hosting & Maintenance: GAWD Productions
Powered by TechWyse
tw logo

Joomla Templates by