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Unwanted visitor

Observed: 19th December 2012 By: trevindevontrevindevon’s reputation in Mammalstrevindevon’s reputation in Mammals
Grey Squirrel
Description:

Lovely but unwanted visitor on the birdtable.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Eastern Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) interacts

Comments

colhig17's picture

Keeping squirrels off bird feeders

This is a trick which is worth trying, but they tend to get smart to it.
Put a bit of chilli powder in the bird food. Birds can't taste it and it won't hurt them, but squirrels will run a mile! Unfortunately they get used to it, but it should work for a while.

Colin

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