I’ve seen deer do this. They stand next to a tube feeder, put their heads under it, lift it until seeds fall out, and then chow down.
> On Oct 18, 2018, at 9:17 AM, Barbara Brosnan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Then there are the turkeys, often regarded as not the brightest light bulbs
> etc. After a deep March snowfall four turkeys came in to our feeders and
> ate seeds on the ground. However, one turkey wanted more so he jumped up
> high and slapped his head sideways on the feeder. Seeds flew down to the
> ground and then he and the other three dined quite nicely. He performed
> this maneuver over and over again. Perhaps the other three put him up to
> it? Or they drew straws???
> Barbara Brosnan