Best Squirrel Repellent [5 OPTIONS REVIEWED]

two squirrels standing in backyard grass

There are four main types of squirrel repellents, though not all of them are effective. The first line of defense is to create a physical barrier such as netting, chicken wire, or tree collars between squirrels and their intended food. Next are plant-based or predator urine-based repellents.

Where Do Squirrels Sleep? Do They Even Sleep?

squirrel resting and sleeping on concrete ledge

Ground squirrels are burrowers and sleep in underground dens. Tree squirrels and flying squirrels prefer to transform cavities in trees or other structures into snug squirrel nests or dens. If they cannot find a suitable cavity to convert into a den, they will construct a woven dray high up in a tree fork or a clump of branches, where they can sleep safely.

How to Keep Coyotes Out of Your Backyard [FOR GOOD]

Wild Coyote standing on rock near backyard

You can keep coyotes away from your backyard by removing all potential food items like trash or pet bowls, trimming bushes and shrubs for hiding, installing motion-activated bright lights, installing a motion-activated sprinkler system, or building a fence-high fences make good barriers.

Do Squirrels Eat Bird Eggs? [ANSWERED]

squirrel eating out of feeder

Squirrels are omnivorous, which means they consume both meat and plant products, and thus, they will eat birds’ eggs. Their primary diet consists of acorns, pines, tree bark, nuts, seeds, and insects. Squirrels can be sighted stealing eggs from chicken coops and unattended bird nests in trees.

When Do Squirrels Have Babies? [FIND OUT!]

Squirrel babies with their mother

You live in an area that is frequented by squirrels and love to engage with them, but not sure when it’s safe to do so, especially if they are breeding. If you interact with them, is it safe to do so when they’re carrying a litter?