Country Wood Bird House design with cone style sheet metal shield to deter squirrels. Bird house is mounted on a metal pole makes it harder to squirrels to climb.
Squirrel proofing one’s bird house is a centuries old problem.
Techniques involve greasing the pole, using PVC white plastic pipe, baffles, wire cages, spinners … list goes on!
Some people are just having fun taunting the squirrel.