Anyway, they seem to have moved on from just eating all the food out of the feeders and try all sorts of other tricks.
- They frequently knock the feeders off the tree branches onto the floor, then try and drag them away. Luckily the feeders are too heavy for them, so I can retrieve them.
- They chew through the rope that half coconut shells full of suet hang from. Several time I've chased a squirrel down the garden, with half a coconut in it's mouth, like a dog with a bone. Sometimes they drop it and other times they get away with it.
- Their latest trick is to chew all the way around the lid of the food store, lift off the lid and help themselves to the bags of food before it even gets put out for the birds.
They are very cute and there isn't much I can do to stop them, so we'll just have to live with it and enjoy their antics. Just wish they weren't quite so greedy!
|A picture of cute, fluffy innocence|