A mother squirrel has had a litter of babies on my balconyhow do I get them to leave?

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A mother squirrel has had a litter of babies on my balconyhow do I get them to leave?

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Tolerance for the new family should be encouraged for as long as possible. The baby squirrels will be independent and no longer in need of a den site at about three months of age, though often the mother relocates her young to an alternate den site long before this. If the squirrel family absolutely cannot be tolerated in this nest location, harassment techniques may be used close to the nest area to encourage the mother to move her babies to another sitehowever these methods are strongly discouraged when the babies are young and immobile, as there is some chance all or some of the young could become orphaned in the process. BACK TO TOP 10. Theres a squirrel digging up bulbs in my garden. What can I do to deter it? Newly planted bulbs such as tulip and crocus are often vulnerable to predation by squirrels. The best way to protect the bulbs is to secure wire mesh down over the planted area (it can then be covered by soil). This will allow the plants to grow through the mesh but prevent