The easiest way to prevent woodpecker damage is to redirect the birds to more suitable sites for drumming, feeding and nesting. If redirection does not work, people can try scaring the birds, covering the wood the birds ... More »

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Prevent woodpeckers from damaging houses by installing tactile, visual and sound deterrents on the exterior of the houses. Set suet in the yard; the birds may choose the suet over damaging the house. More »

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Ways to prevent woodpecker damage include using visual and audio deterrents, movements and decoy birds. Denying the birds access to the areas they most frequent also helps get rid of them. More »

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To eliminate sparrows, eliminate any possible food and water sources that attract the birds, and then exclude the birds from their preferred nesting areas. Exclusion techniques should be used only when eggs or young bird... More »

To deter woodpeckers, use a physical deterrent made of netting, hang objects that move or make noise, place nesting boxes and feeders for the birds, and spray hot sauce where the birds commonly visit. In addition, check ... More »

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Attract bluebirds to the yard by supplying them with the specific food, water, shelter and nesting sites they need. Grassy areas of the yard must also be kept trimmed so the birds can find insects and worms easily. More »

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The 215 species of woodpeckers, which are native to all continents except Antarctica and Australia, peck at up to 20 times per second. These birds peck and drum to get at food, store food, make nests, establish territory... More »