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Nature's Market Fat Ball Feeder with Squirrel Guard

Natures Market Standard Fat Ball Feeder With Squirrel Guard. This quality powder coated metal feeder is designed to deter squirrels whilst allowing smaller birds to feed. Height: 25cm x Width: 18cm x Diameter: 18cm. 

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Natures Market Standard Fat Ball Feeder with Squirrel Guard. This Bonningtons Suet Ball Feeder is made from a green powder coated metal construction. The feeders powder coated finish provides resistance from the elements and a high-quality cover.

This fat ball feeders caged design helps to deter squirrels and larger birds from accessing and stealing the seeds, which allows your smaller garden birds to feed in peace. 

The feeders hinged, clip down lid impedes squirrels access to the seeds and helps keep the fat balls dry, this feeder also comes complete with a hanging loop. 

Height: 25cm x Width: 18cm x Diameter: 18cm. 

*A Note On Juvenile Squirrels

The feeders can only protect against adult grey squirrels and large adult birds such as magpies, crows rooks etc, which ultimately do the most damage.  Some birds, such as a woodpecker, wont fit through the bars but could manage to get their beaks inside and access the food.

There is always a chance than an adolescent young squirrel could squeeze into the bars and access the feeder.  The young squirrels look very similar to adults but are actually far fluffier making them much more flexible!  Squirrels are normally born in March, April, July and August so there may well be a risk around these months. This is short term issue and will be the problem of any feeder that has researched the necessary bar spacing required.  You may also find that adolescent jackdaws, crows and pigeons may find their way in.  The bars on these feeders cannot be made smaller to protect from adolescent or red squirrels as this would pose a risk to the birds.

If squirrels do manage to get into the feeders to prevent damage to the plastic tubes a a dash of chilli flakes mixed in with the nuts or seeds will have no effect on the birds at all but will deter the squirrels.

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Good quality feeder
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Our local squirrels can't get at the fat balls. It took a week for the birds to trust it but now they won't leave it alone!
Good quality and recommended.
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Review by Vivienne (Posted on 15/11/2019)
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Must admit for the price i wasnt expecting much but what a great surprise. As good as if not better than those ive seen costing alot more. Sparrows etc on it after just a day and easily get in and out and so far not seen any swinging crows or magpies! Great value and high quality Review by Helen (Posted on 19/08/2019)
Perfect bird feeder great price
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I have won the war on the squirrels. It’s great to see the smaller birds using it now Review by Alison (Posted on 18/05/2019)
Excellent
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Excellent thank you Review by Jeffrey (Posted on 18/05/2019)
very pleased good product
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Despatch and delivery prompt, goods well packed and in good order on arrival Review by Malcolm (Posted on 21/06/2018)

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