Frequently Asked Questions

Handling unwanted guests isn't easy. That's why we're here to help you every step of the way with any questions you might have to help you tackle the problem. Look below to see our general FAQ, or select a catagory of pests to help narrow down the answers you're looking for.


Is it illegal to trap birds?

Our Kage-All trap is designed and produced for pigeon and sparrow catch and release. While there are no laws that prevent you from using the Kage-All, make sure to follow the instructions of the Kage-All to trap the bird safely and successfully.

How do I set a live bird trap?

The setup process is simple for the Kness Kage-All® Bird Trap. You can find instructions for the trap set up on the Kness Trap Instructions page.

Where should I place a live bird trap?

You should place the bird trap in areas frequented by the target pest.

What bait should I use for a live bird trap?

The type of bait you use varies depending on the bird you’re trying to capture. You can find a bait list for target pests such as pigeons, sparrows, and more by downloading the Kage-All instructions.

Where do I place bait in a live bird trap?

Prepare your trapping site by putting bait where you will place the trap a few days before placing the trap. When you are ready to catch the birds, place a small amount of bait leading to the entry and a large amount of the bait inside the trap.

How often should I check my live bird trap?

Once trapped, an animal can become stressed in a confined setting. It is best to check your live bird trap multiple times a day or at least once daily. There is always the potential that you could capture a non-target animal while the pest is flying free.

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