Many thanks Hazy, all my feeders are within two metres or less to the leylandii that is around three quarters of my garden and as it is quite thick the sparrowhawk can get pretty close to the feeders.
Anyway I shall have a look at the guardian caged feeders as you suggest.
Hi Clifford welcome to the community from Sheffield.
Most of us that feed the birds will at some point get a Sparrowhawk, if the birds know one is hanging about near your garden and have started to avoid coming to your feeders the Sparrowhawk will eventually get fed up of waiting and will move on to a new territory.
Hi Clifford and welcome from me up in the very far north of Scotland, in Caithness. Oh dear you are having troubles with the sprawk, they are lovely birds and we all wish to see one but not in our gardens, well if they visit and leave the birds alone that is, but not always the case. Good luck with the cages.
You're most welcome Clifford, hope the caged feeders/guardian give your birds a bit more of a chance to evade the Sparrowhawk.
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