How to Hang an Audubon Squirrel Baffle
Bird feeder squirrel baffle
Squirrels are notorious for destroying birdfeeders, so the best way to discourage them is to install a bird feeder squirrel baffle. There are many different types available, and the type you buy will depend on the location of your feeder, food type, and other factors. These devices can also be quite creative when used with birdfeeders. Regardless of your preferences, most baffles will help you control access to your birdfeeder.
Installing a squirrel baffle is easy once you understand how they work. The baffle is designed to protect your birdseed by keeping it dry and protected from the elements. To prevent the squirrel from moving the baffle around, follow the instructions carefully. You should also ensure that your feeder is situated so that it will not be easily accessible to squirrels. Once you have installed the baffle, it is important to monitor it for a few days. If you have a lot of squirrels in the area, you can add more baffles if needed.
If you are concerned about squirrels, a good choice of bird feeder squirrel baffles is the Audubon Super Dome Squirrel Baffle. It features a steep curvature that deters squirrels from climbing the feeder, and it comes with stainless steel hardware to connect it to your hanging bird feeder securely. Another option is the Torpedo Squirrel Baffle, which has a torpedo shape. Made of durable materials, this product will last for years and will keep squirrels out of your feeder.
Torpedo steel squirrel baffle
A Torpedo steel squirrel baffle is a convenient bird feeder accessory. These baffles are incredibly easy to install. You can wrap them around a pole feeder or hang them onto a guard for a bird feeder. The method of installation depends on the type of feeder and your particular needs. In general, these baffles have a high success rate with birds, and they’re also surprisingly sturdy.
To hang your Torpedo steel squirrel baffle, you’ll first need a metal coupler. It fits into poles ranging from 1/2 inch to 1-1/8 inches in diameter. To hang your squirrel baffle, make sure the pole and ground around the feeder are level. The baffle itself measures about 15-3/4 inches high, six inches wide, and 6 inches in diameter. To install the baffle, follow the installation instructions included with your product.
After deciding which type of baffle to purchase, you’ll need to determine how you’ll hang it. A standard shepherd’s hook or pole will work best. The couplers on a Torpedo steel squirrel baffle are made of textured powder-coated steel and can be mounted on a 1/2-inch to 1-inch pole. Once you’ve decided on the size, simply install the coupler.
Woodlink wrap around squirrel baffle
Getting the best squirrel baffle for your property is a breeze when you follow these instructions. Squirrels have a habit of chewing plastic, plexiglass, and hard plastic. If you are buying a squirrel baffle for your backyard, make sure you buy one made from a sturdy material. It will prevent the squirrels from climbing up your feeder and destroying it. This product will also prevent damage to your property and ensure a safe environment for your birds.
To install the Woodlink wrap around squirrel baffle, you will need to attach it to a pole. You will need a pole that is straight and at least 1/2 inch wide. Those with a shepherds hook or a feeder that is more than three-eighths-inch diameter aren’t eligible for this type of product. Once you have the pole and feeder installed, you will need to install the baffle.
After assembling the squirrel baffle, you will need a Phillips screwdriver to install it. The baffle will hold up against the weather without becoming an eyesore. The squirrel baffle’s dark green finish will prevent the animals from chewing on it. Once installed, the squirrel baffle will not affect bird feeding, so it is an excellent choice for outdoor squirrel protection. It can also be used for bird feeders that are attached to poles.
What is an Audubon squirrel baffle?
An Audubon squirrel baffle is a device that is placed around a bird feeder to deter squirrels from reaching the bird food.
How does a squirrel baffle work?
A squirrel baffle works by preventing squirrels from being able to climb up to the bird feeder.
The baffle blocks the squirrel’s access to the feeder so the squirrel cannot get to the food.
Do squirrel baffles work on all squirrels?
No squirrel baffles do not work on all squirrels.
Some squirrels are able to figure out how to get around the baffle and reach the bird food.
Where can I purchase an Audubon squirrel baffle?
Audubon squirrel baffles can be purchased online or at some pet stores.
How do I install an Audubon squirrel baffle?
To install an Audubon squirrel baffle first find a suitable location for the baffle.
The baffle should be placed at least 4 feet away from any trees buildings or other objects that the squirrel could use to jump to the feeder.
Next use the included mounting hardware to attach the baffle to the bird feeder.
Finally fill the bird feeder with bird food and enjoy watching the birds!
What type of bird feeder can I use with an Audubon squirrel baffle?
Any type of bird feeder can be used with an Audubon squirrel baffle.
How do I clean an Audubon squirrel baffle?
To clean an Audubon squirrel baffle simply remove the baffle from the bird feeder and wash it with soap and water.
Do I need to remove the Audubon squirrel baffle in the winter?
No the Audubon squirrel baffle can be left on the bird feeder year-round.
Will the Audubon squirrel baffle protect my bird feeder from other animals?
No the Audubon squirrel baffle is designed to deter squirrels only.
Other animals such as raccoons and chipmunks may still be able to reach the bird food.
I think a squirrel is stuck in my Audubon squirrel baffle.
What should I do?
If a squirrel is stuck in your Audubon squirrel baffle simply release the squirrel by removing the baffle from the bird feeder.
There is squirrel damage to my Audubon squirrel baffle.
What should I do?
If there is squirrel damage to your Audubon squirrel baffle you can try to repair the damage with duct tape or a similar product.
If the damage is severe you may need to replace the baffle.
Can I use an Audubon squirrel baffle with a squirrel proof bird feeder?
Yes you can use an Audubon squirrel baffle with a squirrel proof bird feeder.
I live in an area with lots of squirrels.
Will the Audubon squirrel baffle still work?
Yes the Audubon squirrel baffle will still work in an area with lots of squirrels.
However it is important to note that some squirrels may still be able to figure out how to get around the baffle and reach the bird food.
Will the Audubon squirrel baffle work on a ground level bird feeder?
Yes the Audubon squirrel baffle can be used on a ground level bird feeder.
I’m not sure if the Audubon squirrel baffle is working.
How can I tell?
One way to tell if the Audubon squirrel baffle is working is to see if there is still squirrel damage to your bird feeder.
If there is no squirrel damage then the baffle is likely doing its job.
Jessica Watson is a PHD holder from the University of Washington. She studied behavior and interaction between squirrels and has presented her research in several wildlife conferences including TWS Annual Conference in Winnipeg.