Although birds themselves arerarely a problem that requires much attention, anyone living in proximity to them can become the victim of an annoying pest known as Bird Mites. These small parasitic insects usually live in and around bird nests, often feeding on the blood of birds, however if they get the chance they will enter a human dwelling space and you can sometimes find bird mites on humans as well.
Once on the new host they will bite and feed, Bird Mite symptoms include red marks on the skin, in addition to a severe itching sensation that is caused by its saliva.
Preventing birds from nesting near your home is the first step in minimizing your risk of a bird mite infestation. Removing half-built nests before they can be completed, sealing off all access points to attics or other spaces, and keeping birds from nesting or roosting on your roof are key steps in preventing bird mites from entering your home. If you do find bird mites in your home, locate the problem nest and remove it from your home or property.
Treatment for bird mites, like vacuuming or wiping with ethyl alcohol on non-porous surfaces, or even just a damp cloth, can easily remove mites from your home. Using an aerosol pesticide formulated for mites and indoors (see products above) is also a good tool. You can also use D-Force HPX.
Also, Bird mites do not seem to survive well in low-humidity environments, so air conditioned or de-humidified homes are unlikeable for these pests.
So, to get rid of Bird mites: