If you have bird feeders and enjoy watching and photographing birds then you most likely have squirrels in your yard. These crafty little animals eat the same food you are feeding your birds and they will not give up trying to access it no matter what you do.
There are many strategies we can apply in our yard to stop squirrels but the best way is to purchase a squirrel proof bird feeder. There are many different designs available and most of them are very effective. We explain them in more detail on the squirrel proofing tips page so we recommend you have a look.
The best strategy is to stop squirrels from gaining access to your bird feeder and if this is possible then you will win the battle. We all know that this is not always the case because you may have trees or a fence that is close to where you want to place your feeder so your only solution is a squirrel proof bird feeder.
As we mentioned earlier, there are very effective designs available from quite a few different manufacturers. Brome and Droll Yankees are the two most popular brands. If you can find a store that sells one of these brands, you may want to pay them a visit and get a demonstration. If this is not an option then you can go to You Tube and watch videos demonstrating how a squirrel proof bird feeder works.
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Squirrels are extremely persistent when it comes to getting at food. Gray squirrels are big eaters and will be seen at your bird feeder most of the day. A Squirrel can chew through plastic, wood and even metal. Most of the manufacturers have a guarantee against squirrel damage and will replace any parts that get damaged.
We recommend that you purchase a squirrel proof bird feeder if you want to ease your frustration and in the long run, save money on birdseed. You can read the reviews that we have made available and get the “facts” instead of just product advertising. There are many people that have had the same problems dealing with pesky squirrels but have found a product that worked. We have tried to present as many different brands and designs available so that you can make an informative choice as to which squirrel proof bird feeder will work for you.
Hopefully you can find a solution so that you can co-exist with squirrels and still enjoy the birds in your backyard. The squirrels are not going to leave as long as you are providing food. Take this squirrel proof bird feeder information and use it to your advantage to take back your yard. If you think about it, isn’t that why we call it our back-yard!
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