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DIY Squirrel deterrer

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by yottie, 10 Jun 2021 at 11:59 AM.

  1. yottie

    yottie

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    Living on edge of woodland have great problems with squirrels attacking bird-feeders, these are well protected but squirrels are very persistent still. Would appreciate advice on electronic gadgets (DIY) etc to deter the little monsters!
     
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    If the feeders are well protected, just enjoy watching the antics they get up to trying to get in.
     
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    And intelligent and incredibly agile.


     
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    Not much works.
    I'd set up a camera link to the TV and enjoy.
    Apparently - birds cannot taste chilli powder but squirrels can. So mixing up very spicy birdfeed may work
     
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    This works well for us, all the small birds can get in, but the squirrels can't (they spend a lot of time trying)

    at first my made a hole big enough for blackbirds to get in, amazingly even big fat squirrels can squeeze through a hole just big enough for a blackbird!

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