Woodpecker drumming on a tree - Woodpecker Removal


Woodpecker removal services are crucial to safeguard your home and maintain peace. While woodpeckers might seem harmless, their drumming can cause real damage and discomfort in urban and rural areas alike. Here’s why it’s important to handle them professionally:

1. Protect Your Property

Woodpeckers drilling into your home can harm its structure, leading to costly repairs. Prompt woodpecker removal is vital to protect your investment.

2. Prevent Related Pest Risks

Their activities can attract other pests, posing additional risks to your health. Removing woodpeckers helps in controlling these potential pest invasions.

3. Preserve Your Home’s Beauty

Beyond the noise, the visible damage to your property’s exterior can be unsightly. Professional removal keeps your home looking its best and peaceful.


Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management specializes in humane woodpecker control, ensuring your home and business remain free from woodpecker disturbances. Our complete approach to woodpecker management includes:

  • Effective Removal Techniques: With our skilled use of humane and advanced methods, we carefully remove woodpeckers and their nests, prioritizing the well-being of all involved.

  • Detailed Property Assessments: We conduct thorough inspections to pinpoint woodpecker activities and vulnerabilities, fully understanding the challenge at hand.

  • Lasting Protection Strategies: Our team devises sustainable solutions to prevent future woodpecker problems, safeguarding your property over the long term.

  • Eco-Safe Practices: By following strict health and environmental protocols, we ensure that our woodpecker removal services are safe for your family and eco-friendly.

  • Tailored Plans for Every Situation: Recognizing the uniqueness of each woodpecker issue, we customize our plans to effectively address your particular needs.


At Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management, we’re committed to excellent woodpecker management services. Our detailed process ensures your property remains woodpecker-free, addressing each challenge with precision and a dedication to safety.


Got more than woodpeckers causing trouble? Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management is your all-in-one solution for any pest problem:

  • Versatile Wildlife Removal: From raccoons to squirrels, our team provides gentle yet effective removal, ensuring your peace of mind.
  • Insect Control Expertise: Annoyed by insects? We offer strategic control and prevention measures to keep your property pest-free.
  • Rodent Management Solutions: Tackling rodents? Our safe and efficient approaches deliver lasting results, keeping your environment comfortable and secure.


Bats nesting in attic space

Woodpeckers are conspicuous birds, often found in both urban and wooded areas, known for their distinctive pecking behavior. Recognizing signs of their activity is crucial for timely removal. Here’s what to observe:

1. Pecking Sounds

Listen for the rhythmic pecking noise woodpeckers make, especially on wooden structures or trees, which often indicates they are nearby or have established a territory.

2. Damage to Wood

Look for visible damage on trees, wooden siding, or eaves, such as holes or pecked areas, which are telltale signs of woodpecker presence.

3. Droppings and Feathers

Noticeable accumulations of woodpecker droppings and feathers beneath their pecking sites can signal an active or nesting site.


  • Holes in Wood

  • Damage of Property

  • Contamination of Property

Frequently Asked Questions

Our expertise shines with humane and innovative woodpecker control methods, customized for each client’s unique situation and woodpecker challenges.

We aim for rapid response, scheduling assessments within 1-2 business days, subject to seasonal peaks and our workload.

We utilize humane exclusion methods and environmental adjustments to effectively control woodpecker activity, minimizing ecological disruption.

Absolutely. Ensuring the safety of your family and pets is paramount, so we employ eco-friendly and pet-safe practices, complemented by comprehensive safety measures.

We provide professional guidance on property maintenance and habitat alteration strategies, such as sealing entry points and modifying environments, to prevent woodpecker return.

Why Choose Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Control

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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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Highly recommend this group!!! Within 24 hours of my “something stinks” panic call, one of the techs, Ronnie, was at our place taking care of the animals that found their final resting place in our vents… and patched it up so we wouldn’t have this happen again. On-time, efficient, and very knowledgeable!!

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Our office is next to a restaurant so pest control is a constant battle. Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management were discreet and efficient. We have not seen any pests since working with them.

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