Hot Pepper Bird Seed. 3.3 out of 5 stars. On the audubon website, the cornell lab of ornithology notes that the capsicum in hot pepper can affect birds' eyes.
The hot reaction is caused by a compound called capsaicin which is produced by plants of the genus capsicum. Mixing hot pepper flakes or powders into birdseed is not the only effective way you can repel squirrels. Birdseed wreath won’t attract squirrels.
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This hearty seed and mealworm blend has just enough spice to keep greedy squirrels away. Full bird feeders are attractive food sources to squirrels. A squirrel figured out he could jump off the roof to defeat the baffle, only to find out the bird seed is spiked with hot pepper.
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Hot pepper chips — loved by birds and repels squirrels. Mixing hot pepper flakes or powders into birdseed is not the only effective way you can repel squirrels. Birds don't react to capsaicin the way mammals do so it does them no harm.
Add It To The Bird Seed Mix In The Bowl Or Bucket.
Wagners hot pepper blend has been created to specifically target feeding wild birds only. 93 ($3.85/item) get it as soon as thu, jul 22. Pets that root around in the fallen seed also may be negatively affected by the hot pepper.
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That's why we offer a variety of hot pepper bird foods, including fiery feast™ available exclusively at wild birds unlimited. You can buy additives for wild bird seed at the feed store, but it's just hot pepper/cayenne in different, pricier packaging. Birds generally only distinguish between sweet, sour, and bitter tastes, so the heat doesn't bother them one bit.
Nourishes Birds With Protein, Fat And Fiber.
3.3 out of 5 stars. Attract more birds, since this hot pepper seed cake deters squirrels. A squirrel's climbing ability and flexibility allow it to access almost any bird feeder in your yard.