[Tweeters] RFI - Help with a woodpecker pecking on the side of the house.

Gudalewicz Dasha dasha at gudalewicz.com
Fri Apr 28 10:14:13 PDT 2017


A few years ago I had a pair of nuthatches pecking on the side of my house.
I hand a birdhouse over the hole. Offended nuthatches left (I told them I was sorry!)) but almost immediately a pair of Chestnut-backed Chickadees moved in.

Depending on the woodpecker species I would offer them an appropriately sized nest box. Whoever moves in (even if it’s not that same couple), the site would be protected from other birds trying to nest there.

Dasha Gudalewicz
Sammamish, WA



> On Apr 28, 2017, at 10:06 AM, LARRY BAXTER <natural.world.explorer at gmail.com> wrote:

>

> A friend of mine asked me for help, so I said I would put the request on the Tweeter's line.

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> She has the problem of a woodpecker tapping on the side of her house and its driving her nuts.

>

> I know this problem is not uncommon.

>

> Thanks.

>

> Larry Baxter

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