The following are insect species that are considered invasive to Nebraska.
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Cause destruction to property and spread diseases (including the bubonic plague, endemic typhus fever and ratbite fever).
Tend to chase off other birds, including Mourning Doves, cardinals, and Blue Jays. Also carry a disease-causing parasite.
Considered pests because of the problems they cause, especially at livestock facilities and near urban roosts.
They root and trample to feed which damages agricultural crops and native habitats affecting wildlife.
Labeled as a common house pest, crop pest and carrier of human diseases.
Feed in large groups on grain in the fields and in storage.
Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon
Droppings deface and accelerate the deterioration of buildings and increase the cost of maintenance. The droppings also spread diseases.