1: "Squirrel-proof your feeder with a baffle or dome."

2: "Place feeders at least 10 feet away from trees or structures."

3: "Use squirrel-resistant feeders with weight-activated perches."

4: "Offer spicy or safflower seeds, which squirrels dislike."

5: "Install a squirrel-proof feeder pole or hanger."

6: "Regularly clean up spilled seed to deter squirrels."

7: "Use a squirrel-proof cage or mesh around feeders."

8: "Consider using a motion-activated water sprayer as a deterrent."

9: "Trim tree branches and adjust feeder height to make it harder for squirrels to reach."