Pigeons at Aberdare Bus Station
Posted by Lewis on the 12th July 2014
We have a bus station in Aberdare that is infested by pigeons because of the roof design; many people have had clothing ruined by pigeon droppings as well droppings in their hair etc.
Rhondda Cynon Taf Council have placed Anti Bird Spikes but only around the outside of the café area, all other seating areas do not have Anti Bird Spikes therefore pigeons can foul over everyone who uses the bus station.
RCTC are quick to protect public buildings but not it would seem the public people of Aberdare and Cynon Valley who have no option but to use the bus station with the hazard of pigeon droppings.
When is this problem going to be eliminated RCTC?
- What is Cryptococcosis?
- Cryptococcosis is a fungal disease associated with droppings and also grows in soils. It is very unlikely that healthy people will become infected even at high levels of exposure.
- What is Histoplasmosis?
- Histoplasmosis is a disease caused by a fungus called Histoplasma capsulatum, which grows in pigeon droppings. It also grows in soils and can be found throughout the world.
- What is Psittacosis?
- Psittacosis is an infection caused by Chlamydia psittaci, a type of bacteria found in the droppings of birds such as pigeons. When bird droppings dry and become airborne people may inhale them and get sick.