Droll Yankees Nyjer Feeder with Ring Pull Silver Bird Feeder (TH3RP) is solidly built and attractive 16 inches thistle feeder which the tube is made of much more durable materials. This comes with metal bands to prevent squirrel damage. As long as the metal protection is on, the squirrels do not seem to get much of it and the ports itself protect the tube against squirrel damage. It's a user-friendly feeder so it's easy to fill and easy to keep track of the seed level. It's pewter fittings are very nicely model too;solid and the peg rests are molded right in. Just fill it with thistle seeds and definitely you'll attract lots of finches.