Squirrel Baffles that block squirrels from bird feeders makes them squirrel proof bird feeders. A Hanging Squirrel baffle can guard a bird feeder from above when used in a tree or when on a pole give great weather protection.
When a squirrel baffle is in a tree it is relied on to block squirrels path to the bird feeders. Place the baffle with feeder about 8 ft away from the tree trunk and keeping adjacent branches above it to be effective.
When large diameter baffles are used on one of the Squirrel Proof Poles they make excellent weather domes to keep bird seed dry. They give bird feeders below them the most protection from rain and snow.