1: Introduction to squirrel-proof bird feeders.

2: Choose a feeder with squirrel-proof mechanisms.

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

4: Use baffles or domes to prevent squirrels from climbing up to the feeder.

5: Keep the ground around the feeder clean to remove spilled seeds.

6: Consider using hot pepper or citronella sprays on the feeder.

7: Invest in weight-activated feeders that close when a squirrel tries to access them.

8: Trim tree branches that overhang the feeder to prevent squirrels from jumping onto it.

9: Regularly monitor and adjust your feeders to outsmart clever squirrels.