Indianapolis Wildlife and Animal Removal

Woodpecker Trapping

Woodpecker trapping can be more effective than other forms of Indianapolis woodpecker control methods such as exclusion , netting and use of repellants. There are quite a number of trapping methods for woodpeckers, however, woodpeckers can only on trees or houses , since they hardly stay on lands. One of the most effective traps is the use of baits inside a one-door little house on a tree or anywhere around the Indiana property.

Make sure the trapping house or cage is placed in a location where woodpeckers are prominent around your property. Try as much as possible to place some baits in the trap house , to entice the bird into it. You may have to wait for a few days before trapping the bird, but make sure you constantly put the bait inside , so that it can return frequently. The trap should have a hinged door that can automatically shut after the Indianapolis bird has moved in. automatically shutting doors will ensure that the woodpecker does not fly out after eating the bait. Once the bird has been captured, you will have to relocate it where it will not come back to your Indiana property. In some cases, the bird may also be strangulated ( this however is not humane).

Alternatively, poisoned baits can be used in conjunction with trapping, however, you must be prepared to dispose the carcass of the bird immediately before it causes environmental hazards with stinking smell. The best baits you can use are grains and fruits, which are mostly consumed in the diet of the the Indiana birds. To trap an Indianapolis woodpecker on a tree, you need to ensure that the trap house is perfectly hung with a hook on the tree to ensure that wind, and rain do not displace them.

Aside the trap house, woodpecker nets can also be used especially in places like decks, patio and garage where woodpeckers mostly attack. The nets can hung around the area with an automatic trigger which is activated when the Indianapolis bird steps on the net. Woodpecker nets should be made with holes less than ¼ inch as such will ensure that the birds do not squeeze their way out. Small Indiana woodpeckers have been found to squeeze their bodies out of some traps , especially when the traps are not constructed properly to block small spaces. Woodpeckers must not be underrated , and as such , the most appropriate traps with the right dimensions must be used to prevent their escape.

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