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ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

J.B. Pritzker, Governor | illinois.gov

Wooden Siding

Photo: USDA Wildlife Services
A Northern flicker (woodpecker) drilled multiple holes in the wood siding of this home.
A Northern flicker (woodpecker) drilled multiple holes in the wood siding of this home.
Photo: United States Department of Agriculture
Damage to wood siding caused by a Northern flicker.
Photo: United States Department of Agriculture
Damage to wooden siding caused by woodpeckers drilling on the siding.
Damage to wooden siding caused by woodpeckers drilling on the siding.
Photo: Willowbrook Wildlife Center
Hardware cloth can be used to keep birds, bats and other wildlife from entering holes in wooden siding.
Hardware cloth can be used to keep birds, bats, and other wildlife from entering holes in wooden siding.