Barn Swallow Removal


Effective barn swallow removal is essential to protect both your home’s structure and the health of your household. While barn swallows are known for their beneficial role in controlling insect populations, they can become problematic when they nest in residential areas. Prompt removal of barn swallows is crucial for several reasons.

1. Health and Hygiene

Barn swallows can carry parasites and mites, which could pose health risks. Professional removal services ensure these risks are effectively managed.

2. Property Protection

Nesting barn swallows can lead to structural damage, particularly in eaves and siding, and their nests can block drainage systems or vents.

3. Sanitation and Cleanliness

Addressing barn swallow infestations helps maintain the cleanliness of your property. Their nests and droppings can create unsanitary conditions and may cause stains and odors.


Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management excels in expert barn swallow removal, committed to keeping your residential or commercial spaces free from these birds. Our methodical approach includes:

  • Specialized Barn Swallow Removal: Our team, equipped with the latest techniques, ensures the safe and ethical removal of barn swallows, balancing your comfort with the welfare of the birds.
  • Thorough Site Evaluations: Through meticulous property inspections, we accurately locate nesting sites and entry points of barn swallows, providing a clear picture of the issue’s scope.

  • Sustainable Prevention Techniques: Beyond immediate extraction, we implement enduring prevention strategies to secure your property against future occurrences of barn swallow nesting.

  • Safe and Environmentally-Friendly Practices: We adhere to rigorous health and ecological standards in our barn swallow management process, safeguarding both your family’s wellbeing and the environment.

  • Customized Removal Plans: Understanding the uniqueness of each barn swallow situation, we develop personalized removal plans that align with your specific needs and effectively address your concerns.


At Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management, we are dedicated to providing a complete barn swallow management service, tailored to effectively and compassionately handle barn swallow issues on your property. Our approach is meticulous, ensuring your property stays free of barn swallows and maintains a safe environment.


If the issues you’re observing don’t align with barn swallow behavior, you might be encountering different wildlife or pest challenges. Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management has expertise in a broad spectrum of pest control services:

  • Other Wildlife Removal: Our team is adept at safely and humanely removing various wildlife, including raccoons, squirrels, and more, ensuring effective resolution.
  • Insect Control: Facing insect infestations? We provide comprehensive control and preventative solutions to manage these pests efficiently.
  • Rodent Management: Specializing in rodent control, we tackle issues with mice, rats, and other rodents, using safe and thorough methods.


Bats nesting in attic space

Barn swallows often nest in open areas like eaves or ledges, making their detection somewhat easier. However, knowing the signs of barn swallow activity is key for effective removal. Look for these indicators:

1. Daytime Chatter

Listen for their distinct, chirpy vocalizations near potential nesting sites during the day, which might indicate their presence.

2. Nesting Evidence

Search for nests made of mud and grass, typically built on ledge corners or under eaves, a clear sign of barn swallow activity.

3. Dropping Spots

Check for accumulations of droppings beneath nesting areas or on walls, indicating frequent barn swallow visits or nesting.


  • Damage of Property

  • Contamination of Property

Frequently Asked Questions

Our experienced team utilizes advanced and humane techniques for barn swallow removal, tailoring our approach to each client’s unique situation.

We prioritize swift service, aiming to arrange site visits within 1-2 business days, subject to seasonal demands and current bookings.

Our methods include humane exclusion techniques and modifying habitats to effectively control barn swallow presence while respecting environmental concerns.

Yes, ensuring the safety of your family and pets is our utmost concern. We employ eco-friendly and pet-safe methods, with comprehensive safety briefings provided.

We offer professional recommendations for property upkeep and modifications, such as sealing potential nesting spots and altering conditions to discourage barn swallow nesting.

Why Choose Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Control

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We service the entire Des Moines, IA metro area. Contact us today for the safe and efficient removal of your pest problem.

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