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A New Way to Deter Snakes

Predator guards are a great addition to nest boxes and can help reduce the chances that your nest box will be accessed by mammals, snakes, and other predators. However, most predator guards that prevent climbing predators are built for nest boxes that are mounted on poles. In this month’s blog post, we discuss new research supporting the effectiveness of a simple DIY predator guard meant to deter snakes from tree-mounted boxes.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology