Beware the Birds: Nests Are Not Good Near a Home

If you spot a bird nest near a home, don’t be quick to dismiss it. Nesting birds can cause more damage to your home than you might expect, warns a new article at®.

By nature, birds want to nest near homes, associating it as a protected location away from predators and extreme temperatures, Dirk Van Vuren, professor of wildlife biology at the University of California, Davis, told®.

But nesting birds can actually physically damage a property, particularly a roof or home’s exterior.