Thursday, 22 January 2009

Squirrel Raider

When you put out food for the local birds it is bound to attract other hungry creatures. Here the local squirrels can be a nuisance, especially when there are peanuts on offer. Another favourite seems to be sunflower seeds. One squirrel was prepared to try anything to get his share. My bird table is surrounded by steel mesh to keep out the large greedy birds such as pigeons and I had thought that it would also keep the squirrels at bay until.....

Squirrel Raider

How did that get there? Well have a look at this video...

I bet that hurt!! In the end, after eating most of the sunflower seeds, it left the same way it got in.

Squirrel Raider

Mind you - I haven't seen it try that trick again though it can still find sunflower seeds by eating from the large fat balls.

Grey Squirrel

1 comment:

Thank you for visiting. Hope you enjoyed the pictures. Any comment, or correction to any information or identification I get wrong, is most welcome. John

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