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on: July 10, 2008 05:13:32 PM 
Started by aquamarine007, Message by aquamarine007
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So, I love putting out birdfeeders, but I think I either have a squirrel or a raccoon problem. They have figured out how to open every birdfeeder I have put out. I started buying the mesh bags with the seed bells in them and hanging them on a skinny branch but the birds are having trouble landing on it because the branch makes the bell bounce around.

I am pretty sure it is a squirrel because one of the feeders I pout out was in a box and the corner was chewed off very neatly. I think a raccoon would have done more damage.

Tree and birdhouses



Wooden birdhouse - they have learned how to slide the plastic part up so all the seed falls out



Destruction of paper bird house



Seed bells on a very shaky branch



Any suggestions for deterring a pesky squirrel?

Thanks,

Stephanie
 
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