Hello, I am one of the fortunate ones in that I have a small farm loaded with bluebirds. My mom and pop fledged 3 batches this year, and I think they are all still here! I decided to start feeding mealies this year to help them thru the winter, and a mockingbird has taken over. I was using a flat feeder, and he'd hog all the mealies and wouldnt let any blues near. Then I got a mockingbird-proof feeder, and even tho he cant get in, he still protects it like its his own, and wont let anyone near it. Any good ideas on what to do?? Thanks.