One morning, this Redditor woke up to his front porch completely riddled with holes. It looked like some gang members spewed buckshot at his doorstep during a drive-by. There was a group of hoodlums responsible for the damage, but it wasn’t a quite a drive-by…
It was a fly-by.
These holes were made by acorn woodpeckers. The little birds created their own granaries or “acorn trees” to store their food. They do so by drilling holes into whatever they can, sometimes resulting in this kind of damage.
When you purchase a house, it’s good to research what kind of neighborhood your new dwelling will reside in. Sometimes, it’s easy to miss the fact that there are some seedygangs hiding in the shadows. With any luck, this homeowner will toughen up and learn to be at the top of the pecking order.