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Saturday, 19 February 2011

Squirrel Feeder

This is the new Squirrel Feeder that I referred to in my last post.

It has a 6 mm wire mesh front and bottom to allow air flow and help to prevent food from growing mould because of condensation.

The lid is ultra lightweight and the notch out of the wire mesh at the top encourages easier access.

At the bottom a small platform extends to provide a perch.

I will be using these feeders in places where it's difficult or time consuming to do normal surveying. The feeder will be put out for a week or so prior to setting a trail camera over it.

I'll post the plans for the feeder at a later date so that anyone who wishes can use the design to make their own.
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