[Tweeters] Flicker Problem

Paul Bannick paul.bannick at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 22:36:19 PST 2017


It's 4-6 weeks early for courtship but it might be building a roost cavity
which can sometimes later be used for nesting. Buy or build a flicker box
and put it over the slot attracting the intention. You might get to enjoy
the flicker without the worry

On Monday, January 23, 2017, Simendinger Theresa <cowgirltns at rockisland.com>
wrote:


> Asking for suggestions…an orange shafted Flicker has decide to drill into

> my log home.

> There are no bugs, I have it treated 4 times a year and it is newly

> revarnished.

> The noise is loud and constant. He/she flys off when I open the nearby

> window. But soon returns.

> Could he/she be trying to drill a nest? My three story house is fairly new

> without signs of deterioration.

> I have a wild bird feeder with sunflower seed and thistle seed one floor

> down, below where he/she is

> drilling which is frequented by songbirds. The local pest control says

> the birds are tapping on my building to

> attract mates. Any help is welcome….please. He is right over my renters

> front door which is now streaked

> with huge white droppings.

> *Theresa*

> *Theresa*

> Theresa Simendinger • 655 Kingfisher Lane • Friday Harbor, WA 98250 •

> 360-378-8332 • 415 717 0546

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