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Jasumback, Anthony E.; Bate, Lisa ; Oravetz, Steve . 2000. How to Prevent Woodpeckers From Damaging Buildings. 0071 2847. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center. 10 p.

Describes techniques that can be used to try to reduce the damage woodpeckers cause to Forest Service facilities. Discusses ways in which facilities managers can provide snags that woodpeckers can use for nesting, reducing their need to use buildings for nest sites. An appendix contains plans for a Northern Flicker nest box. Another appendix includes a print of a 1994 report addressing damage caused by woodpeckers.

Keywords: bird control, bird repellents, bird scarers, buildings, facilities, maintenance, nest boxes


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