Solving Squirrel Bird Feeder Problems

Last Updated on September 26, 2020 by NWBirdTop

Squirrels in a Bird Feeder

After fighting to keep squirrels out of my bird feeders for years, I now have them set up so that Squirrels Do Not Get Into My Feeders! It takes some time, thought, and yes, some expense, but it is possible to solve your squirrel bird feeder problems. Here is what I’ve learned over the years about how to keep squirrels out of my feeders.

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Summer Birds: Bird Watching & Feeding Tips

Last Updated on August 11, 2020 by NWBirdTop

Blue Jay
Blue Jay

Backyard bird watching in late summer: What can you expect to see at summer bird feeders? There might be more going on than you initially thought!

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Erva Starling-Proof Suet Feeder Review

Last Updated on September 26, 2020 by NWBirdTop

Downy Woodpecker on Starling-Proof Suet Feeder
Downy Woodpecker on Starling-Proof Suet Feeder

Want to keep your suet feeder from being dominated by European Starlings and Common Grackles? One way is to put the suet beyond their reach in Erva’s Starling-Proof Suet Feeder. While I’m a fan of upside-down suet feeders and have used them for years, Erva’s method of putting the suet deep in a cage has promise. This feeder allows smaller birds access to the suet while caging larger birds out.

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