Large metropolitan areas like Boston are no stranger to rodent activity. Often it is commonplace to see rats roaming the subways in New York City or racing through the parks along the Charles River in Boston.
We’ve often found ourselves wondering if there was a difference between an exterminator and a pest control technician. The use of exterminator to define the practice of eliminating pests is still the most common.
Mice do not hibernate, so it doesn’t come as much of a surprise that they and other rodents seek shelter during the winter months. Finding shelter from the harsh winter weather proves necessary for their survival.
Woodpeckers communicate with each other by drumming on hard surfaces. The constant, loud, rhythmic noise is meant to announce territory or to attract a mate.