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Old 05-19-2016, 11:24 AM
 
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Go to the thrift store and buy a small bird cage. The chippie will go through the bars. Birds can't. Squirrels will reach through the bars and pull out what they can reach, but they should not be able to reach all of it.

I second the warning about rats, mice, and other vermin who will be attracted to all that food you put out. Not to mention how badly it annoys your neighbors when you attract even more pests to the neighborhood. Those cute little furies that you lure in are at risk of death and poisoning next door because they are nuisance animals. You think you are doing good by feeding them, but actually, you put their lives at risk as well as turning them into welfare recipients.
What makes RATS vermin vs chipmunks?
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Old 05-19-2016, 11:26 AM
 
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Bird feeders can be a source of food for the chipmunk as birds can be messy eaters as a result much of the bird seed ends up on the ground below the bird feeder.
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Old 05-19-2016, 01:35 PM
 
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What makes RATS vermin vs chipmunks?
Non-indigenous species? Causes harm? What makes a weed a weed versus just a plant?
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Old 04-12-2019, 12:28 PM
 
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There are feeders that have a very small hole that tiny animals like chipmunks can get into but larger animals like squirrels can't. I would make a hole that is 75% of the width of a chipmunk (rodents have flexible bones and can squeeze into smaller spaces than is apparent).
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Old 04-17-2019, 06:24 AM
 
Location: Florida
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Where we once lived, one of them got so it would feed from our hand. Squirrels and others weren't invited
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Old 04-17-2019, 07:49 AM
 
Location: Nantahala National Forest, NC
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I put sunflower seeds directly in front of their entrance to their tunnels.....
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Old 04-17-2019, 09:59 AM
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I love chipmunks. Where I grew up there were tons. Other cities I've lived in have less or none that I ever saw. They're beyond cute and can run faster than wind.
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Old 04-20-2019, 11:27 PM
 
Location: Troy, NY
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However, I can't find anything by searching on "chipmunk" related terms. Has anyone seen or heard of such a thing or something similar that would do in a pinch?
Here are a couple links for you to check.
https://www.etsy.com/listing/9992654...=1&pro=1&frs=1

https://www.instructables.com/id/Win...ipmunk-Feeder/

https://animals.mom.me/make-chipmunk-feeder-10912.html

https://ourpastimes.com/how-to-make-...-12522268.html

Remember if they can fit there head in, there body can fit.
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Old Yesterday, 01:59 AM
 
Location: South-Western USA , desert
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I like chipmunks. Can you find his hole-in-the-ground? Maybe you could put a few peanuts directly down there. We have a critter that lives below our bird feeders (not sure what, exactly, but the local cats are always watching that hole!). Sometimes, when I fill the feeders, seeds and nuts fall directly in the hole. I always picture the critter laying on his back, saying, "Ah. Now THAT'S the life". LOL

Chipmonks live in *trees*.

Ground Squirrels live in holes in the ground.
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Old Yesterday, 11:41 AM
 
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Chipmonks live in *trees*.

Ground Squirrels live in holes in the ground.

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