too many birds

by Sandy
(N.Y.)

i put up a bird feeder about a wk ago. More and more bird have been coming and today they ate all the seeds in one day. Should I just feed them once a wk or every thee days or something? Not sure what to do.

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Apr 21, 2016
WAY TOOO MANY FINCHES!!! NEW
by: duffy

I feed meaties {a bit expensive}, and the finches "bully sit" and even drive off their own kind. its a four port four pound feeder, the chicadees,nuthatches,titmice etc.are driven away. soo, what to do? they can empty this feeder in a day!!!$$$$$!!!!!! {{I/we need variety in our old age,mercy!}} 75 now and have been feeding birds half that time. never had this prob before.....looking for best fix to this. duf'

Jan 28, 2013
to many birds?
by: holly

"Smiling" there is no such thing as to many birds! Kidding aside I feed them once a day every day. I am thinking this situation will slow down when their regular food regrows.

Jan 19, 2013
Too many Birds
by: Sandy

good thought thanks

Jan 19, 2013
Feeding Birds
by: Harry Hill

When I feed the birds, I look at it as more or less their breakfast.

So, I put it out and then wait until the next day. I think they need to look around for other sources to keep up their skills to find nature inspired food sources.

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