Trouble Shooting Bird Feeding Problems

Here are a few tips for dealing with some common problems.

Squirrels

If you are having problems with squirrels enjoying your feeders a little too much, you can try the following.

Cats

Outside cats kill millions of native birds each year. If a cat is frequently your yard, you can try the following.

Germinating seeds under the feeder

If your feeders are heavily used, dropped seeds may eventually germinate.

House Sparrows and starlings eating too much seed