Copper Roof Upside Down Suet Feeder 10.5" x 10.5" x 2" high
so far....squirrel proof!!!!
I've been using this feeder since summer 2014. I've had a serious problem with eastern grey squirrels raiding my suet feeders and this is the first one I've tried where no squirrels have figured out how to get to the feeding side. I have it on a very long S-hook (~ 3 ft) from the underside of my top floor deck rafters so I can access it from the patio beheath. So far I've seen black-capped and chestnut-sided chickadees, red breasted nuthatches, flickers and hairy & downy woodpeckers feeding. And the juncos TRY! This is the ONLY suet feeder I have out right now as even red pepper suet blocks didn't repel squirrels from my other feeders and I've tried all the various suet feeders out there.
February 13, 2014
Might be squirrel-proof, but not raccoon-proof!
This is a very attractive feeder! The copper top is beautiful. When I first hung it, it was great - nothing but woodpeckers and frustrated grackles. Eventually blue jays started coming around and a couple have figured out how to eat upside down. Oh well - they're prettier than grackles. A word of warning: unless you've got hot pepper suet, don't leave this out overnight. The racoons have figured out how to get it out of the tree, they have unscrewed the top and dismantled the whole thing. I struggled with getting the cage open, and those little buggers take the whole thing apart with ease. They eventually took off with the entire cage leaving me only the top. I attached a different suet cage and it works just the same. I'm just sure to only use hot pepper suet from now on.
September 23, 2014
Good quality, well made, attractive
I hung my upside down suet feeder the very day it arrived at my house. It added a touch of interest to my winter naked trees. Sadly, my birds prefer my other suet feeders. None of them go near the upside down feeder. I haven't lost hope. Maybe if I only offer the upside down feeder?
November 27, 2012