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California donut nectarine tree under assault from woodpeckers
« on: September 16, 2020, 06:41:08 AM »
Is there any method that can be used to deter woodpeckers from assaulting nectarine tree in California?



My brother in California ask for advice. The only thing I could give him was stop drinking tequila and playing with firearms LOL ;D
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Re: California donut nectarine tree under assault from woodpeckers
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2020, 09:26:39 AM »
Especially at the same time.  Someone other than the woodpecker could get hurt.
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Re: California donut nectarine tree under assault from woodpeckers
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2020, 10:50:26 AM »
Especially at the same time.  Someone other than the woodpecker could get hurt.
Time has a way of mellow people out. I think the strongest thing that he takes a shot of now is liquid Geritol :) He claims he would take our Florida squirrel problem over his woodpecker and gopher problem >:(
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Re: California donut nectarine tree under assault from woodpeckers
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2020, 12:15:04 PM »
Squirrels over gophers ("the unseen enemy") any day!
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Re: California donut nectarine tree under assault from woodpeckers
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2020, 12:17:57 PM »
You can shoot the woodpeckers, other than that good luck.
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Re: California donut nectarine tree under assault from woodpeckers
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2020, 12:19:15 PM »
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Re: California donut nectarine tree under assault from woodpeckers
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2020, 12:29:22 PM »
Not evil.  All God's creatures, even though I'm also not fond of iguanas, pythons, mosquitoes, and ticks.
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Re: California donut nectarine tree under assault from woodpeckers
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2020, 01:09:37 PM »
The tree looks old to me, I guess there are some kind of critters in the bark that the peckers are after.....just a suggestion ...

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Re: California donut nectarine tree under assault from woodpeckers
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2020, 01:12:02 PM »
Not evil.  All God's creatures, even though I'm also not fond of iguanas, pythons, mosquitoes, and ticks.
Yes I agree, just was making a joke...a bad one :( . I haven't killed a single squirrel, gopher, or woodpecker in my entire life. The only intentional things I would kill are mosquitoes when they bite me and any bug that is biting/ attacking me. I leave them alone and they leave me alone especially since they have lived on earth long before me. my bad.
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