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Title: A Bird and Bee Problem in House Siding

Author: Wilson, Louis F.; Huber, Henry A.;

Date: 1976

Source: Research Note NC-209. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Publication Series: Research Note (RN)

Description: Plywood house siding made to simulate reverse board-and-batten design is sometimes attacked by woodpeckers because leaf-cutting bees, their prey, make nests in holes in the plywood core. The problem can be prevented by plugging the holes before nesting occurs. If nesting does occur, the nest should be destroyed and then the holes plugged.

Keywords: woodpeckers, plywood siding, leaf-cutting bees, bee nests

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Wilson, Louis F.; Huber, Henry A. 1976. A Bird and Bee Problem in House Siding. Research Note NC-209. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

 


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