Squirrels, Deer, Bears, Mink, Marten and Chipmunks, some of the pests of the feeder world.
They plunder, kill and feast on their ill-gained booty. Just how do you deal with them? There are a number of ways to counter them including the following:
2. To make them yourself, you can tie an old bag around the pole like shown:
Or you can use a pylon in the same fashion.
I also find that shooting them with a water pistol is a very effective short-term strategy!
A Pine Marten that came to our feeders last year. He left with a stomach full of Clark’s Nutcracker, after staying a few days.
If you find out some other ways I would love to hear about them.