Woodpeckers: Damage, Prevention and Control
Woodpecker damage is a wide-spread problem, not just here in the Glastonbury area. Unfortunately we know of no sure-fire solutions, but check these sources for further information:
CT DEEP “Dealing with Woodpecker Problems: http://www.ct.gov/deep/lib/deep/wildlife/pdf_files/outreach/fact_sheets/wdpckrproblems.pdf.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology researchers’ findings about why the birds may have selected your house and possible deterrents: http://www.birds.cornell.edu/wp_about/.