Grey Squirrels
Grey Squirrel
The Grey Squirrel (Sciurus Carolinensis) is not native to the UK and was in fact brought over from North America by the rich and wealthy and kept as domestic pets and eventually introduced into the wild, nobody can be certain exactly when this happened, but estimations are between the late …
Moths
Moths
There are literally thousands of moth species through out the world, but one of the most notorious in the UK must be the cloths moth that can be found in many different environments and its larvae can be responsible for the damage of a wide range of organic products and …
Fleas
Fea Pests
Vectors of Disease There are over 1,000 different species of flea through out the world and about 60 of these are found in the UK. Like the mosquito, fleas are responsible for the spread of many diseases, some of which have challenged the very survival of certain warm blooded species …
Wasps Nests – Spring is just around the corner
Wasps
With April fast approaching, the insects that have hidden themselves away during the winter months will soon start to emerge, Bumble Bees are usually one of the first to establish their presence and are often mistaken for wasps. Bumble Bees Bumble Bees play an important part in the pollination of …
Garden Ants
Ants
It’s That Time of the Year Again!  With spring just around the corner ants will soon be on the march seeking out food sources on the inside and outside of buildings. Although ants are not responsible for the spreading of disease in the same way that some crawling insects are, …
Little Rodents Can Cause Big Trouble
Mice
There are a number of mouse species present in the UK, many of which go completely unnoticed mainly because of their timid nature.  However there are a few species of mice that have taken advantage of what man has to offer.  The house mouse being the most common. The House Mouse …
UK bed bugs on the increase
Bed Bugs
Bed Bug Pests Many people seem to think that the Bed Bug is an insect of the past assuming there are few occurrences in these modern times, but, Bed Bugs have in fact been steadily on the increase in the UK and indeed worldwide for the last ten years.  The …
Cold Snap Increases Rodent Call Outs
Rodents
Rodents sheltering from the cold The number of rodents seeking shelter from the winter elements has increased over the last week, and loft spaces are high on the list of favourite places for our furry little friends, providing shelter from the cold and insulation making excellent nesting material where they …