Birds in the roof
Many people only realise they have birds in the roof when they are woken up by the noise of nestlings. These birds rarely cause the initial damage which they exploit in their search for nests.
In this section
What bird is it?
There are very few birds that will nest in the roof space or under your eaves.
How to stop birds nesting in roofs
Many of the birds that use roof spaces are now species of conservation concern.
How to stop birds nesting in chimneys
More information about preventing birds from nesting in your chimney.
What to do about nesting house martins
More information about what you can do if house martins are nesting in your home.
Blue tits nesting in walls
More information about what you can do if blue tits are nesting in your walls.
Bats in the house
Bats are frequent visitors in both old and new houses. They are small, harmless mammals that don't cause any damage.