[Tweeters] Re: Flicker pest help

beneteau beneteau at wavecable.com
Mon Mar 19 12:15:24 PDT 2018

Echoing Littlebirder, you can build a nest box in about an hour from a
2x6.  If you search on Google for "flicker nest box" you get a link to a
Washington Department of Wildlife page
(https://wdfw.wa.gov/living/projects/flicker.html) which has the simple

I did this a couple years ago and it worked well.  Key is to stuff the
box with wood shavings or sawdust; apparently the act of digging out is
essential to Flickers for nesting.   Oh, I'd leave the other deterrents
in place, just in case.

Jim Beneteau
Arlington, Wa

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