Table of contents for Wildlife pest control around gardens and homes / Terrell P. Salmon, Desley A. Whisson, Rex E. Marsh.


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W  ildlife  Pests.................................................... ..  . . . . . .. ................. ..1
W hy  W ildlife Become Pests ................... ...................................... ..  2
Tolerance of W ildlife Problems.......................................... ...................  2
Integrated Pest Management ....................................... ....................  2
Legal  Considerations  ..................................................... ...................  4
Controlling Wildlife Damage........................... ........................ 4
D etecting  the  Presence  of a  Pest........................................ .. .............   5
Habitat M odification........................ ...... ...   ....................  5
Behavior Alteration......................... .....   .....  ...................  5
Population  Reduction  ................................................. ........................ 10
N atural  C ontrol  ........................................ ........................ .................  10
B iological  C on trol....................................................... ..........................  10
Wildlife Pest Control Equipment and Supplies...................................... 10
D isposal  of  C arcasses................................................... .........................  10
B ird s  ........................................................................................ .................. . . . .   11
Sparrows, Finches, Jays, Crows, and Other Common Birds.............................. 13
Legal Restraints  of Control  ............... .............................. ................ 15
C ontrol M ethods............................ ...... ...... .........................  15
Habitat M odification  .... ............................ ..... ..................... 16
E xclu sion  ........................................................... ............ . . .....  16
Frightening  ......................... ............................. .............. ...... 18
Repellents......................... ... ....................  ......... .  18
Trapping...................................      ...................... . 19
O ther  Control M ethods  ..................................... ....... .............. 19
M onitoring  Guidelines  .............................................. ..................... 20
Cliff  Sw allow s ................................................................. 21
Legal Restraints  of Control.............. .... .......................... .............. 22
Control Methods.................   ..        ................................. 22
N est  Rem oval ........................................................ ................. 23
E xclusion  ...................................... ................................. . . ........... 23
Other  Control M ethods  ..................................... ....... .............. 24
M onitoring  G uidelines  .............................................. ........................... 24
W oodpeckers  ............................. .................... ........................ 25
Legal  Restraints  of  C ontrol........................................ ........................... 26
Control M  ethods............................ ...... .... ........................... 27
E xclu sion  ........................................ ........................ . . ....... ..  27
Frightening  Devices ................. ......................... .................. 28
Repellents........................ . ..... .  .............................. 28
Other M  ethods.........................................................  28
M onitoring  G uidelines  ............................................... .......................... 28
M am  m als  ..........................................                        ........ 29
Bats............................................. ......... ............ ......... ..30
Bats  for  Insect  Control  ................ ............................. .............. 31
Legal Restraints  of Control........................................ ....... ............. 31
Control M  ethods.................................     ........................ 31
D etectin g  B ats  .................................................... ..........................  3 1
Bat-proofing  Structures ................... ................................................ 32
Bat-proofing Materials...................................... 33
Repelling  M ethods  ............................................. .................... 33
Temporary Outside Roosts............................ .............. .... 33
Bats Inside  Room s...........................................................................  33
Bat Houses (Artificial Roosts) for Alternative Roosting Sites .......... 33
O ther  Control M ethods  ...................................... ..... .............. 34
M onitoring  G uidelines  ............................................... .......................... 34
D eer ....... ............................... ....... ... .. ... .. ... ... .. ... . .. .............. . ..3 5
Legal Restraints  of Control ................. ... ......................... .............. 36
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Control Methods.................................................. 36
Fencing  .......................................         ..................36
Individual Plant Protectors................................................. .............. 38
Repellents........................... ... .........................  ... 39
Frightening and Other Control Methods..................................... 39
M onitoring  G uidelines  ................................................... ...................... 40
Deer Mice................... ....... ....    ........            ...............41
Health  Im portance ................................... ........... ..................... 42
H antavirus  Precautions........................................ ......................... 42
Legal Restraints of Control .............   ..... ...................... .................. 43
Control Methods............................. ..... ............... .......... 43
H abitat  M odification  ............................................. ...................... 43
Exclusion .................. ... ............................ 44
Trapping..................................................               44
G lu e  B o ard s............................................................... ...................  4 4
Toxic  Bait  .............................................. ................ ...................... 45
Repellents................................................ 45
Biological  C on trol ................................................. .... ............. 46
M onitoring  Guidelines  ............................. ....... ..........................  46
G round  Squirrels  ............................ ........................................................... 47
Legal Restraints  of Control............................................. .................. 49
C on trol  M eth od s................................................................. ...................  50
Trappin g ............................ .. ..... .......... ........ ........... ....  50
Fumigation.....................     ...................................... 51
Toxic  Baits .................................................... 52
Biological Control ........................................................................... . 54
Monitoring Guidelines ................................................... 54
M eadow   Voles  ................................................ .......................... . . ............. . 55
Legal Restraints  of  C ontrol ............................................ ...... ............ 56
C ontrol  M ethods.................... ..... ................................ .................... 56
H abitat  M odification  ................................................ ................... 57
E x clu sio n  .................. ................................. ....... ... ... ...............  5 7
Repellents........................................................... ................... 57
Trapping......................................................................... 58
Toxic  Bait  ..................................................... ................. 58
B iological  C on trol ........................................ ................................  59
M onitoring  G uidelines  ................................................................... 59
M oles  ...................................... ............ .......................................  60
Legal Restraints  of  C ontrol ............................................ ..... ............. 61
C on trol  M eth ods............................................................. .....................  6 1
Trapping........................................................61
Repellents.................... ...    .............   .............. .... 63
Toxic  Baits............................................................ ... ................  63
O ther  Control M ethods  ........................................ ...................... 64
M onitoring  Guidelines  .................. . ............................... .................. 64
Opossum   s ............. ........... ................             .... ........ .... ....65
Legal Restraints  of Control.................................... .............................. 66
C on trol  M eth ods............................................................... ...................  66
H abitat  C on trol ................................................... ....... ............. 67
Exclusion  ............................................... ............ ........ ...... . 67
Trapping............................ ........ .... .......................... .. 68
O ther  Control M ethods  ............................ .... ........................ 68
M onitoring  G uidelines  ...................................................... ................... 68
Pocket  G ophers  ............................ ..... ................................................ 69
Legal  Restraints  of  C ontrol ........................................................................ 70
Control Methods............................................. 70
Trapping.................................................                71
Toxic  Baits.... ............................... .... ............... .. .. .... .... 72
Exclusion ................................. ............. .......... 74
Other Control Methods ......................................................... 74
Biological  C ontrol ................................................. ...................... 75
M onitoring  G uidelines  .................................................. ..................  76
Rabbits .........................................                 ..................  77
Legal Restraints  of  C ontrol .............................................. ...................... 78
Control Methods.......................................        ...........   79
Exclusion  ................................... ........ .... ................. ................. 79
Repellents..................................              ...........  80
T rapp in g  ....... ... .... ..... ... .... ...... ...... ........................ ..... .  8 1
O ther  Control M ethods  ...................... ........ ... .......... ................ 81
M onitoring  G uidelines  ................................................. ........................ 82
Raccoons ........................ ............                 ..  ............. .. ...83
Legal Restraints of Control....................................... ... .................. 84
Control Methods.......................................            ........... 84
Habitat M odification  .......................................................... 85
E x clu sion  ....................................... ..... ... ................ .. .... ...........  8 5
Frightening  ........................................................... ....................  86
Repellents....    ..............................................      86
Trapping.......................................................       87
O ther  C ontrol  M ethods  ........................................ ....................... 87
M onitoring  G uidelines  .............................................................................  87
Rats  and  H ouse  M ice  ....................................................................................... 88
Legal Restraints  of  Control...................................................................... 90
C ontrol M ethods.................................................................... 90
Sanitation Measures and Habitat Modification............................... 91
Exclusion  ......................................................... .... ........... .... ..  91
Trapping.................................................. 92
Glue  Boards.............................. .......................................... 93
Toxic  B ait  ................................. ... ..... ........ ...... .................  93
O ther  Control M ethods  .................................... .......................... 96
M onitoring  Guidelines  ............................. ....... ........................... 96
Skunks ....................................................... ......................... .... 97
Legal Restraints of Control ................................................ 99
Control M  ethods...................................................99
H abitat  C on trol ..................................................... ...... ............. 99
Exclusion  .............................. .... ........................................... 99
Trapping...............................   ......... ........ ....... ... 100
O ther  Control M ethods  .............................................................. . 100
O d or  R em oval.................................................................... ..................  100
Skunk  Bites ................................................................................. . .................101
M onitoring  Guidelines  ............................................................ 101
Tree  Squirrels  .................................... ...... ........ ...................102
Legal Restraints of Control ............................................. 105
Control M  ethods...........................                        ......... 105
H abitat M odification ....................................................................... 105
Exclusion .....................................      ........... 105
Trapping.........................                       ...... ....... . 106
Other Control Methods .....................       ...    ............... 107
M onitoring  Guidelines  ......................................................... 107
Reptiles ................................... .... ...... ........... ..... .. ........... .... ... . 109
Rattlesnakes  ....................................................................... ....... . . . 110
Legal Restraints of Control ................... ........      .................. 112
C ontrol  M ethods.....................................................................  112
H abitat M odification  .......................................................................  112
Exclusion  ........................................                ... 113
Fences ...... . ......................... ............................... ......... 114
Repellents.   ....................................        ............. ..... 114
O ther  Control M ethods  ............................................................... . 114
M onitoring  Guidelines  .................................................................  114



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Garden pests Control, Wildlife pests Control, Garden pests Identification, Wildlife pests Identification, Garden pests California, Wildlife pests California