Autumn and winter are approaching fast which got me thinking how much bird seed I have lost over the years in windy weather.
Not only is it expensive but the seeds get every where causing weeds to grow.
Thinking cap on and I thought in places with earthquakes and hurricanes tall buildings have a large weight which can swing when the buildings sway in bad conditions which counter acts the sway.
So a simple question can it help with swinging bird feeders.
I looked at my Niger seed feeder which seems to be the one that losses most I found a small drain hole on the bottom in the centre. Through this I put some plastic coated wire and hung a couple of fat balls tied to bottom of the wire.(please see attached photo).
It seems to work and I don’t lose much seed so a simple trick that may help other people.
It’s not foolproof maybe other people have a better idea they may want to share