Woodpecker pecking on a tree - Woodpecker Removal


Woodpecker removal services are critical not just for peace of mind but also for preserving the integrity of your property and health. Woodpeckers, though often admired for their distinct appearance and behaviors, can become nuisances when they invade your personal space. Timely intervention in woodpecker issues is crucial for several reasons, ensuring harmony with wildlife while protecting your living environment.

1. Health Risks

Woodpeckers may carry parasites, posing health threats. Professional removal mitigates these risks, ensuring a safer living environment.

2. Property Safety

Pecking damages structures, risking integrity. Our targeted removal protects your investment, maintaining property condition and value.

3. Cleanliness and Aesthetics

Removing woodpeckers enhances cleanliness and aesthetics, reducing debris and noise, thus improving property appeal and tranquility.


At Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management, we’re experts in humane woodpecker control, committed to ensuring your home or business remains free from these persistent birds. Here’s how we can help:

  • Personalized Woodpecker Solutions: Our team uses the latest safe and humane methods to remove woodpeckers, prioritizing your safety and the birds’ welfare.

  • Thorough Inspections: We conduct detailed assessments to locate where woodpeckers are drilling and nesting, helping us understand and tackle the problem effectively.

  • Durable Deterrence: We go beyond just removing woodpeckers; we implement strategies to prevent them from returning, protecting your property in the long term.

  • Environmentally Conscious and Secure: Our eco-safe methods align with top health standards, protecting your family and environment effectively.

  • Adaptive Strategies: Tailored to each unique woodpecker problem, we provide lasting, personalized solutions ensuring your property’s safety.


At Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management, we are dedicated to delivering comprehensive woodpecker pest control and management services, crafted to address woodpecker disturbances with compassion and accuracy.


Facing other pest problems? At Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management, we’ve got you covered well beyond just woodpeckers. Check out how we can help:

  • Worried About Wildlife? No critter is too tricky for us, from raccoons to squirrels. We use kind methods to keep your property clear of any wildlife.
  • Bugged by Insects? Ants, wasps, or other creepy crawlies got you concerned? Our proven strategies will clear them out, letting you relax and enjoy your pest-free space.
  • Rodents on the Rampage? If mice or rats are uninvited guests in your home, our team will swiftly send them packing, ensuring they won’t return.


Bats nesting in attic space

Identifying woodpecker activity early is crucial to preventing damage. Be alert for these indicators:

1. Tapping and Pecking Sounds

Listen for the woodpeckers’ distinctive pecking, particularly on wooden surfaces or trees, often heard during the day as they search for insects or create nests.

2. Visible Damage

Watch for signs of woodpecker damage, such as holes in tree bark, wooden siding, or eaves, indicating their search for food or nesting sites.

3. Feather and Dropping Traces

Look for woodpecker feathers and droppings near their activity sites, which can signal a regular presence or nesting area.


  • Holes in Wood

  • Damage of Property

  • Contamination of Property

Frequently Asked Questions

Our woodpecker control expertise shines with humane and cutting-edge methods tailored for each specific scenario.

We strive for prompt action, aiming for initial assessments within 1-2 business days, though timing may vary based on the season and our workload.

We employ non-invasive exclusion techniques and habitat modifications to effectively control woodpecker presence, always prioritizing environmental care.

Definitely. The well-being of your family and pets is our top priority. Our procedures are eco-friendly and secure, with comprehensive safety guidelines in place.

We offer professional advice on property upkeep and environmental alterations, such as sealing entry points, to discourage woodpeckers from reestablishing.

Why Choose Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Control

Take Care Of Your Pest Problem Today

We service the entire Iowa City, IA metro area. Contact us today for the safe and efficient removal of your pest problem.

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