The BEST Squirrel Baffles For ANY Situation (11 Ideas!)

The BEST Squirrel Baffles For ANY Situation (11 Ideas!)

Preventing squirrels from climbing onto your bird feeders is the BIGGEST problem that most bird feeding hobbyists encounter in their backyard! And while many strategies can help, one of the best ways to stop these acrobatic and persistent rodents is to use a squirrel baffle to make sure they can’t climb up your bird feeder pole (or jump down from above!). RELATED: 7 Effective Ways To […]

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Squirrel Feeders: The Best of 2019 (6 total)

Squirrel Feeders: The Best of 2019 (6 total)

I have found there are typically three reasons that someone wants to add a dedicated squirrel feeder to their backyard.   1. They love squirrels! And they adore them so much that they want to make sure they get enough to eat, away from those pesky birds. 🙂 (Not very common.)     2. Entertainment! Squirrels are incredibly athletic, acrobatic, and relentless. They will do […]

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The 6 Best Squirrel Proof Bird Feeders (Stop Wasting Food!)

The 6 Best Squirrel Proof Bird Feeders (Stop Wasting Food!)

Trust me; there are LOTS of bird feeders that claim to be squirrel proof. It’s an effective marketing term because companies know it’s something everyone wants to hear.    But finding a squirrel proof bird feeder that actually works is kind of hard.   Think about it:   The feeder has to allow a variety of bird species to feed comfortably AND at the same […]

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7 Effective Ways To Keep Squirrels Off Your Bird Feeders (2019)

7 Effective Ways To Keep Squirrels Off Your Bird Feeders (2019)

It’s incredibly challenging to keep squirrels away from bird feeders!   I know this statement is obvious, but whether you love ’em or hate ’em, at some point, almost every backyard birder has to deal with squirrels trying to stage a hostile takeover of their bird feeders.   Personally, I like squirrels and want them in my backyard. I enjoy watching them, and they are as […]

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