Sunday, April 17, 2011

Time To Change To Squirrel Proof Bird Feeders!

At first I thought it was cute.  The occasional squirrel would come along and grab a little seed while performing some cute stunts for us to watch.  This one has one foot on the tree and one on the feeder tray.  At times he was rocking to and fro in this position.  It looked like he would come tumbling down at any moment but he never did.  He just stayed happily chomping away.

The problem came when he let all of his buddies know about the buffet.  We have several feeders up and apparently it was just too much of a smorgasbord to resist.  There were about six of them and I don't think they ever left the entire weekend.  Two of the squirrels looked like they had polished off our neighbors seed completely plus a few steaks.

I'm a little disappointed that we didn't think on the onset to purchase squirrel proof bird feeders.  We might be able to buy some baffles to put over the smaller ones but I don't know how we can keep the squirrels off the pictured feeder.  If anyone has any suggestions, I would love to hear them!

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