Well, so far the squirrels have not managed to get into the feeders atop the pole where I put my home-made baffle. So, for as long as it'll last, I suppose it'll do the job. Unfortunately, BosqueBill tells me, the duct-tape will degrade in short order! I can't have sharp objects out there where birds party! I'm not sure what I'll do. ...dammit! Winter is around the corner. Perhaps a good snow-storm will send the furry monsters into hibernation and, like Miss Scarlet, I can think about it tomorrow. [sigh]
In the mean time, I was reading and poking about a bit on Chas' blog and found another fun one to read called "Hunter Angler Gardner Cook" (my kinda person!). Anyway, just look his current post: about squirrels! Heh heh heh Thanks Hank!
But then...I found this:
All that spinning MUST spill some seed, huh? Didn't I see them feasting below the spinning feeder? Why else play acrobat over and over again? I'm soooooooo discouraged! Will nothing stop these monsters? Heck, even I know eating the little morsels will only bring larger litters next year! [another dramatic sigh]