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Grackle Control

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The Grackle (or sometimes spelt Grackel) is a North American black bird known for its extraordinarily fast breeding and large flocks. The Grackle is about 12 inches long with black feathers that are complimented by yellow eyes. The Grackle will nest in large numbers of as small as 10 and up to 100 pairs or more. The grackle has a varied diet. Grackle have been seen eating small animals, vegetables, insects, eggs, invertebrates, berries, seeds, and grain. They are comfortable nesting in human populated areas and will frequently nest in man-made buildings that provide cover. Grackle have been known to be fiercely protective of their territory. Even when faced with human intruders they will not be afraid to "buzz" the unwelcome visitors.



Like other birds with an aggressive rate of breeding, the waste of the Grackle can be a serious issue. The first threat is to man-made buildings and vehicles. With flocks of up to 100 pairs the shear amount of droppings can cause significant structural damage to building surfaces. Surfaces such as metal, stone, brick, and paint are susceptible to damage from bird feces. Substantial maintenance costs may result if a large populous of Grackle is permitted to take nest near or in your building. The second major threat is to human health. As with all birds, the risk of disease from bird feces is serious. With such large numbers, Grackle can pose a serious health risk. The third major threat associated with Grackle are to farmers. Grackle are particularly dangerous to sprouting corn fields as their large numbers can quickly cause thousands of dollars of damage.

Grackle Control

Grackle are known to be difficult birds to exclude from their nesting area. This largely stems from the fact that they are considered to have an above average intelligence for a bird. As a result, a single exclusion method is rarely successful if the Grackle feel they have a right to their nesting ground. Many pest control providers will recommend pyrotechnics, the combination of intense lights and sounds. However, Grackle have been seen simply moving from one tree to another nearby in response to such exclusion methods. The most effective solution to date has been either falconry or electronic bird repulsion units, like those offered by NimbyX! Bird repulsion devices use a variety of bird distress and predator calls to scare off bird pests. Unfortunately, the the Grackle is a smart bird and may become accustom these devices if not operated correctly and incombination with additional forms of exclusion. If you are suffering from a Grackle problem, turn to Nimby Pest Management for expert advice and best-in-class service. Call us today!


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There are literally thousands of pests that can infiltrate your home or business.  If you have a pest but are unsure what it is just give us a call and we'll come take a look.

About Nimby

N.I.M.B.Y. is an acronym for NOT IN MY BACKYARD. We know that unwanted pests are just that, unwanted. We will rid you of your pest problems safely and humanely without major disruptions to your normal routines. Our company is founded on a committed to customer satisfaction and the assurance that we will always treat each customer with the utmost integrity.

Nimby Education Centre

  • Airport bird hazard risk assessment process.
  • Nimby bird repellers, devices and aversion.
  • Certified traps - AIHTA Implementation.
  • Protecting your family and pets from rabies (MNR document).
  • Bedbug fact sheet (City of Toronto)
  • Avoiding bedbug hitch hickers.
  • Pest Control Products Act.
  • Nimby Fact Sheet - Preparation for Cockroach Treatment.
  • Ontario Pesticides Act.

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Nimby Pest Management offers Wildlife, Pest, Bird and Animal Control and Control and Removal throughout Ontario. Our Bird Control and Animal Control Services are available in Acton, Ajax, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Kitchener, London, Markham, Milton, Mississauga, Newmarket, Niagara Region, Oakville, Orangeville, Oshawa, Ottawa, Peterborough, Richmond Hill, St. Catharines, Scarborough, Toronto-Central West, Toronto-Central East, Toronto-Etobicoke, Toronto North York, Vaughan, and Whitby. We also serve all Canadian Provinces and most of the U.S. Please contact us for more information.