On a subject of birds being territorial, the boss robin, who of course chases other robins off has decided that the small feeding trough hung under the bird table is his!
I placed this so the wood pigeon didn’t clear all the seed up in one go but today I watched the robin attack a poor feeding blue tit, turning it on it’s back in the trough!!
Thanks Garth. I’m like you in that I place bird feeders in different positions to keep large birds off. Glad I’m not on my own doing this bird table / bird feeder dance round the garden!
But it’s worth it isn’t it! We can’t have large birds eating us out of house and home.
I bought a caged hanging bird feeder a few months ago. What a good thing it is. The rooks and crows balance on the feeder,but cannot get their beaks into the actual food.
This is what they used to do –