Nectar feeder access devices

  • US 5,806,460 A
  • Filed: 01/28/1997
  • Issued: 09/15/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/05/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A restrictive access device for mounting at a feeder opening of a nectar type bird feeder, said access device including:

  • a. a barrier which, when said barrier is installed at said feeder opening, is in a first position which closes said feeder opening sufficiently to prevent insects from passing through said feeder opening, said barrier being movable to a second position by the pressure of a bird'"'"'s bill to permit nectar feeding, said barrier returning to substantially said first position when said bill is withdrawn; and

    b. means to position said access device adjacent to said feeder opening, thereby positioning said barrier at said feeder opening when said barrier is in said first position.

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