Make sure that a feeder is far away from cat crouching areas. Some birds like to forage for the food that has fallen on the ground.
It can help a lot to.improve the safety of yhe birds by cutting the foliage of bushes and scrubs around the the ground where cats can hide in or behind. Make it a rule to cut them.in the way that ‘if I can see a cat clearly clearly so can a birds’.
But birds colliding with windows is another problem that causes bird death.
Here are some more ideas from.the Cornell Lab of Ornithology:
Position feeders to reduce the likelihood of window collisions, which take the lives of up to 1 billion birds in the U.S. each year. Learn more from our friends at Cornell Lab of Ornithology: