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    We Have a Woodpecker!

    So we've been in our house now for about 3 weeks, and we recently discovered the downside to having a backyard full of woods. Some time last week a woodpecker starting pecking on/near our chimney. It echos throughout the house. A few bangs on the fireplace with the fire poker will scare him away for a day or two, but then he returns, and we do it all over again. Then this morning, we woke to him pecking right outside our bedroom window. First time he's been anywhere but the chimney.

    Why do I feel like we're entering a war here?

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    we've got a couple in the woods out back, but they've never been on the house.

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    Next to perticelli, woodpeckers are probably the dumbest creatures on the planet.

    We are surrounded by all sorts of trees in our neighborhood, yet what do these birds choose to "peck" on?

    You guessed it: The aluminum light poles up and down the street.

    And you are correct, there is no getting rid of them.

    Welcome to the club.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chefcraig
    Next to perticelli, woodpeckers are probably the dumbest creatures on the planet.

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    Hee hee hee... woodpecker... local slang !!! LOL!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by stilleddiesangel
    Hee hee hee... woodpecker... local slang !!! LOL!!
    Y'know, I almost titled this thread "We Have a Woody!".

    But, I decided not to pander.
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    Try something like this to get rid of your "problem"...



    I've got that particular shotgun. For a small fee I am more than willing to come WA to take care of your problem. Fee would be something like a case of beer!!!
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    Why do I see this turning into a Warner Brothers cartoon, like Elmer Fudd vs a woodpecker? The whole town gets destroyed, and the bird still lives!

    After Hurricane Andrew in '92, a place called "Parrot Jungle" was pretty much wiped out. Literally thousands of the creatures spread out over south Florida, and a large group of them made a 6 FOOT TALL nest on a telephone pole in my neighbors back yard.

    Animal control would do nothing, and these were truly noisy animals.

    Finally, someone (not me) set fire to the nest...none of the birds were harmed, they flew off and became someone else's problem.

    It simply shows how angry, deperate people can get carried away.

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    Pathetic, Bushman, pathetic..

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    Mishar....please

    A little more volume in the headphones please.

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    Throw some pictures everywhere in the backyard of wooden patios and chairs, maybe those little bastards can build something out of those trees for you.

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