Every day when I would fill the cheap plastic feeder, the birds would dump the food out in seconds. It is Part of what they do, the scratching. But I got tired of the most of the food going in the grass, so I really couldn’t tell if they needed more food or it just got dumped. So Boomer made one like the feeders out at Bramble Hollow.
It is much more stable, would take a lot more to knock it over. We can see if they are actually in need of food and here is less waste.