Date: 5/4/18 10:55 am
From: Vineeta Anand via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: Re: [VA-bird] Woodpecker Question
Good suggestions, Janice. I prefer the test tube type of feeders that have
suction cups for windows. I've seen goldfinches diving into the water moat
in the center of traditional hummingbird feeders, but never a woodpecker.

Vineeta

On Fri, May 4, 2018 at 9:50 AM, Janice Frye via VA-bird <
<va-bird...> wrote:

> Maybe some tiny feeders that are too small for the woodpeckers would help?
> Or a wire cage that only allows the hummers in?
>
> Jan
>
> On Fri, May 4, 2018 at 7:23 AM, Patty Elton via VA-bird <
> <va-bird...> wrote:
>
> > My neighbor stopped me to ask a question to a problem she had last summer
> > and this year it's worse. Both Downies and Red-bellies are eating her
> > Hummingbird food and sitting on the feeders for long periods of time.
> > They've apparently chased off all Hummers. She buys good food, keeps the
> > feeders clean, and provides daily fresh water to other birds in her
> > birdbath. Any ideas?
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