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Unwanted Visitor ....... HELP PLEASE.

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By Alanb


Unwanted Visitor ....... HELP PLEASE.

Took this photo today, this creature has been burrowing around the garden borders for a few weeks now. I was hoping it would eventually make its way back into the farmers field. It seems to like it in our garden and is overstaying its welcome. Would appreciate any advice to get rid of what we assume is a mole. I have also asked the question, in the 'Question Section'. Thank you.



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Never tried this , Alan , but if a funnel of some kind i.e. a bottle with the end cut off is inserted into one of the holes it causes a noise that the mole does not like , and he will move on . The wind blowing over it making a moaning noise . ( Plan A)

3 Jan, 2015

 

Thank you Driad, I had heard they are disturbed by noise. I believe they have very sensitive hearing and can hear worms, when they drop down into their tunnels. 'Plan A' will be implemented tomorrow morning.

3 Jan, 2015

 

Looks like a very fat mole! ;)) good luck, thankfully we've not had one....yet!

3 Jan, 2015

 

Karen , are you in the Carib or at home ? I'm confused .
Good luck with the plan , Alan .

4 Jan, 2015

 

Oh, I'm wearing a swimsuit....does that answer?! But still enjoying my Goying!

4 Jan, 2015

 

Which island ?
I'm only tinged with green really (honestly) ; but you would be blue with the cold in a swimsuit anywhere in UK just now , Karen !

5 Jan, 2015

 

Antigua Driad. Viv Richards and all that!

5 Jan, 2015

 

I know they dont like noise

5 Jan, 2015

 

Thanks Driad and Denise. Having done some serious studying on the subject now. Traps, if placed correctly in a run give a definite result. Noise an smell are also excellent deterents. I believe sonar devices aren't the most reliable. I have been sourcing a trap and moth balls today with limited success. I am trying plan 'A', as recommended by Driad, as there was a third large mole hill on the lawn this morning. As a slight variation, I have dropped a very strong dishwasher air freshner into the bottle as well. I will let you know how I get on.

5 Jan, 2015

 

Good luck Alan! :)

5 Jan, 2015

 

This is best "step by step" guide I've come across, for getting rid of moles!

http://youtu.be/fePU5CIHpas

6 Jan, 2015

 

I'll add this to faves...just in case!

6 Jan, 2015

 

Hi Karen, get a glass of rum punch or whatever, and take a look at this video when you get a minute ..... You'll love it! ?

6 Jan, 2015

 

Hope that you have some success Alan .
I loved Antigua Karen ; I was there in '96 , so it has probably changed a bit .

6 Jan, 2015

 

Still persevering Julia. Could be another long day tomorrow ... lol.

8 Jan, 2015



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