We have several bird feeders in our garden with a variety of different seeds. In the spring, summer and autumn they are in constant use by goldfinches, various tits, house sparrows .............. et al and they consume a lot of seed. In the winter however, there are very few to virtually no birds around and the seeds start to rot and go black. Where have all the birds gone? Surely they don't all migrate, where are the Robins? Anybody else have the same? Thanks.
In reply to Dave - CH:
(Pardon the Scottish Accent)
In reply to Steve Cain:
I do have nuts out but it's only a grey squirrel that eats them. He knows how to unhook a feeder and empty contents over the path below
Hello Steve welcome form up at the vey top of Scotland, in Catihenss. I can't say I have the same problem, as I write I have Siskin, starling, Robin, blackbird, blue tit, coal tit, goldfinch and a flock of chaffinch (20-30) feeding. I feed peanuts, premium seed, sunflower hearts, Niger seed, fat balls and cake. No squirrels here so have no problems with them emptying the nuts! Sunflower hearts and suet pieces are always a favourite, maybe try a small amount to see if they get eaten.
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