Florida’s Wild Bird Feeding and HOA Restrictions: Scooter wants to talk!

Northwood Commons Backyard Bird Blog!

Florida's wild bird watching hobby carries some responsibility. Florida’s wild bird watching hobby carries some responsibility.

In his poem, Mending Wall“, Robert Frost laments the purpose for a fence, stating, finally, that… “Good fences make good neighbors…”

Well, so do good bird feeders!

There are instances when feeding Florida’s wild birds can become – let’s admit it, bird lovers– a nuisance. Yes. It can. Let’s not deny that there are some pretty abundant furry characters that would think nothing of using a full APS feeder as an invitation to crawl into, not only the seed and feeders themselves, but the inside of homes! Let’s not even talk about what a flock of seagulls can do to a deftly polished car hood. Ugh!

Rodents can cause damage to homes. Choose feeders and wild bird seed wisely to avoid any problems. Rodents can cause damage to homes. Choose feeders and wild bird seed wisely to avoid any problems.

Rats and other rodent invaders (GASP! Not Scooter…???) can easily make a nest…

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