Pigeon removal

To: Geoffrey Dabb <>, "" <>
Subject: Pigeon removal
From: John Harris <>
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 19:41:04 +0000
How is the Rage level calculated?

Rev Dr John Harris,
36 Kangaroo Close,
Nicholls, ACT 2913
P: 61-(0)2-62418472

From: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 5:20:10 PM
To: <>
Subject: FW: [canberrabirds] Pigeon removal

The Canberra Times report quoted museum staff as saying that that particular pigeon would be allowed to complete one breeding cycle.


The latest bird species Rage Levels in Canberra are, out of 100:


Common Myna 73

Noisy Miner 72

Spotted Dove  53

Feral Pigeon 52

E Starling 49

Indian Peafowl  47

Eastern Koel 33

A White Ibis  21

Pied Currawong  19

Australian Magpie 17

Silver Gull  13

Magpie-lark  7

White-faced Heron 5

Welcome Swallow  3

A Raven 2

Red Wattlebird  2

W-w Chough 2


From: Jean Ffrench <>
Sent: Tuesday, 12 November 2019 2:43 PM
To: Barbara Preston <>
Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] Pigeon removal


For a moment I thought you might be enquiring on behalf of the pigeon at the War Memorial!  Ha ha. 


On 12 Nov 2019, at 11:47 am, Barbara Preston <> wrote:

Can anyone advise on feral pigeon removal and control? For example, what are criteria for selecting a company to do the task (effectively and humanely, etc), and are any particular companies recommended (or to be avoided)?

We have pigeons nesting in a sheltered gutter over a balcony (thus droppings etc on balcony floor and railing). It is my son’s currently unoccupied house.




Barbara Preston


21 Boobialla Street | O’Connor ACT 2602

T: 02 6247 8919 | M: 0439 47 8919


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