[Tweeters] re: Pileated Woodpecker pounding.....

Anna amk17 at earthlink.net
Sun Nov 26 13:42:27 PST 2017


Hi Theresa

I think Stanford’s Jasper Ridge Preserve uses motion sensor spiders that drop when woodpeckers come knocking. You can find these or something similar on amazon or maybe Audubon Seattle. Eg spider bird and woodpecker deterrent.

AKopitov
Seattle

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> On Nov 26, 2017, at 12:20 PM, Hubbell <ldhubbell at comcast.net> wrote:

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> Theresa,

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> I have not dealt with this situation personally but if I did I would try a motion-detecting, plastic predator. Something like the owl mentioned in the link below. I believe some friends of mine were successful with something like this at their home. In any case, I truly hope you and the PIWO find a way to peacefully coexist.

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> https://www.walmart.com/ip/Motion-Activated-Hooting-Owl-Decor-Shining-Eyes-Light-Up-Hoots/40008436?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=566&adid=22222222227028189223&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=60057770889&wl4=pla-94244844489&wl5=9033383&wl6=&wl7=&wl8=&wl9=pla&wl10=111840067&wl11=online&wl12=40008436&wl13=&veh=sem

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> All the best!

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> Larry Hubbell

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> Tweeters

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> Does anyone know how to stop a woodpecker from hammering on my log house?

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> I have had my home checked for bugs.I live in a meadow close by a bay.

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> It is right outside my 3rd floor bedroom window and has forced me to stop feeding

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> the birds at my feeder off my second floor. I was told it was just breeding behavior last spring

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> but he/she keeps coming back, even now, if I put out seed. Besides the racket I dont want holes

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> in my house to invite other pests

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> I have been an avid birder all my life and feel he/she is being really unfair to a friend (me) HELP!

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> Theresa

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