Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Home Style Wild Bird Feeder

Model #: 339

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$34.95

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  • Weight-activated seed protection covers ports under a squirrel’s weight
  • Tough all-metal construction with removable roof for easy filling
  • Can be hung or pole mounted for ideal placement
  • Holds up to 8 lb of seed
Description
Perky-Pet Squirrel-Be-Gone II Home-Style Bird Feeder. Attract everything from cardinals, finches, flickers, and grackles to grosbeaks, jays, juncos, and kinglets--even sparrows, wrens, and woodpeckers. Best of all, this wild bird feeder provides an optimal feeding station for birds--without catering to those sneaky squirrels.

Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Home-Style Bird Feeder

Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Home-Style Bird Feeder

Perky-Pet Squirrel-Be-Gone II Home-Style Bird Feeder. Attract everything from cardinals, finches, flickers, and grackles to grosbeaks, jays, juncos, and kinglets--even sparrows, wrens, and woodpeckers. Best of all, this wild bird feeder provides an optimal feeding station for birds--without catering to those sneaky squirrels.

Sorry, Squirrels!

A charming addition to any outdoor space, this beautiful feeder features a weight-activated perch bar that closes to prevent squirrels from accessing the seed. Adjustable springs can be calibrated to accommodate different bird sizes and keep away nuisance birds and squirrels.

Easy to Fill and Use

This innovative Squirrel-Be-Gone II wild bird feeder comes fully assembled and makes a lovely addition to any personal collection or a thoughtful gift idea. This feeder holds up to 8 pounds of mixed, black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, or safflower seed. After filling the bird feeder, simply hang it in the yard or mount it to a post, and watch as your feathered friends fly in to feast.

Suggested Placement

This wild bird feeder comes with a metal hanger for hanging near a back deck, porch, patio, or a window overlooking a garden or landscaped area in your yard. Choose a location that not only provides a great view, but that is also bird friendly. Birds prefer an open space, so they can easily move from one feeding port to the next. They also like to be in a location that gets both sun and partial shade during the day. An ideal location will be between 5 and 8 feet off the ground and within 15 feet of nearby coverage, like bushes and shrubs, so birds feel safe and protected from predators.

Cleaning the Feeder

Be sure to keep this bird feeder clean and filled with fresh seed to ensure happy birds and return visits. Perky-Pet recommends checking this bird feeder once a week for insects or mold and cleaning it every few weeks with a mild soap and water solution.

Wild Birds love:

  • Wide seed-dispensing port
  • Comfortable perch
  • Fresh seed continuously

You'll love:

  • Weight-activated squirrel technology
  • Durable, all metal construction
  • Removable roof peak for easy filling
  • No assembly required
  • Pure enjoyment and relaxation watching wild birds feeding

Accessorize your Seed Feeder

Bird Seed

Pole

Hook

Baffle

Waterer

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Specs

Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Home Style Wild Bird Feeder - Specifications

Product Features:

  • Squirrel-Be-Gone® weight activated system prevents squirrels from feeding
  • Durable, all-metal construction with removable roof peak
  • Can be hung or pole mounted
  • Use with black oil sunflower seed, hulled sunflower, safflower, or mixed seed

What's in the Box:

  • 1 Bird feeder

Specifications:

  • 8 lb seed capacity
  • Measures 11 inches long by 14 inches wide by 14 inches high
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Warranty

30-Day Satisfaction Guaranteed Policy

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If you are anything less than completely satisfied with your bird feeder or bird accessory, you may return it within 30 days of receipt for a product replacement or money refund of your full merchandise cost. It's part of our worry-free shopping policy!

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Reviews

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Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Home Style Wild Bird Feeder is rated 3.9473684210526314 out of 5 by 171.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good features, holds large amount of seed. Currently am using two feeders at two locations, recently ordered two more. Had to repair plastic window broken also top locking wind vane broken by squirrels. Needed is replacement parts for these feeders. They get a lot of rough use and sometimes from deer.
Date published: 2016-08-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Nice concept, doesn't work It worked for about five minutes. I bought this yesterday and after the third attempt, the squirrels were on the feeder below. I tried every conceivable height, but nothing deterred the squirrels.
Date published: 2016-08-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Squirrels broke in within a week! I tried everything prior to this Baffler. These squirrels almost gave up on my feeder, but not quite. It seems as though they called in a professional to do the job. He actually broke the heavy plastic hook in half (like you see in the photo). Not sure if it ate threw it or clawed it, but it was broken in half. I can't tell you the $$ I went through to keep squirrels out of my bird feeder. I give up and throw in the towel! I thought after seeing so many fail to get at this, I'd actually found the perfect product. Nothing, nowhere is squirrel proof apparantly. And people say animals are stupid? I wish I had had a camera on this to see how it actually broke. The only evidence was the fat and happy squirrel laying next to it on the ground so full he couldn't move.
Date published: 2016-08-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My squirrels must be geniuses I love these! Look great, wonderful construction. But my squirrels have taken both tops off. I'm using 'bungee' cords to hold them on. Make sure you wrap the coeds around the handle also, so they can't slip them off. LOL I'd still buy these again.
Date published: 2016-08-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from SQUIRREL-BE-GONE I JUST GOT MY NEW FEEDER PUT IT UP WITH 1/2 HOUR GRAY SQUIRREL WAS SET ON THE PERCH BAR EATING .THE FEEDER WAS SET ON THE LIGHTEST WEIGHT. SQUIRREL-BE -GONE HAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2016-07-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not squirrel proof The squirrels have figured out how to position themselves so the level stays up and they can access the seeds!!
Date published: 2016-07-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Smart squirrels I purchased these so-called "squirrel-proof" feeders a few weeks ago. When I filled one of them up and hung it on the usual tree I was excited to see if it worked. In about a half hour a red squirrel was on it trying to figure out how it was going to get it's meal, well, it didn't take long before he was hanging on the side of the feeder reaching in and pulling out seeds like there was no deterrent. I guess the grey ones aren't as smart, since they haven't figured it out yet, except by hanging on the roof and reaching in from the bottom and sometimes the lever will close when they lose their balance and press down on it.
Date published: 2016-07-25
Rated 2 out of 5 by from disappointment we really like the bird feeder, but we don't have any birds come to the feeder like the older feeder we had. we had the new perky-pet for about a month now and it hasn't changed. miss seeing the cardinals
Date published: 2016-07-23
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Q&A

Where can I get instructions for use of this feeder?

Asked by: HazelR
The instructions for this feeder can be found on the product page, or at the link below. http://images.birdfeeders.com/is/content/woodstream/bird/us/resources/instructions/bf_us_instructions_338.pdf
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-07-13

My bird feeder is raided by flocks of grackles. What setting on the weight b wring perch is best to discourage them?

Asked by: Pajudy
To decrease the tension, raise the pin to a higher slot. This will help close the access to the seed when larger birds such as grackles land on the feeder.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-07-06

I need a new hook for the transparent squirrel Baffler.  Do you sell this by itself?

Asked by: ed H
Model# 185070R is our Perky Pet® Transparent Squirrel Baffler Hub Set with Hanger and includes the hook. http://www.birdfeeders.com/perky-pet-transparent-squirrel-baffler-hub-set-with-hanger-185070r
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-06-13

Our handle broke after trying to bend it back into shape after a bear messed with it. Can we purchase parts? Just need the handle/ hanger that attaches to the house and it hangs from, bird house is brand new and in great shape.

Asked by: Anonymous
We apologize, however; replacement parts are not currently available for this feeder. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for additional assistance.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-04-15

I just purchased the Squirrel-Be- Gone 2.  I always keep sunflower seeds in my feeders to attract mainly cardinals and smaller birds.  What spring location would be recommended for this purpose?

Asked by: Chuckie
On this feeder, the highest of the 4 notches would put the least amount of tension, making the bar that closes the seed port more sensitive. If this is too sensitive for your birds, adjust it to the next one down.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-07-02

Can you hang these bird feeders about 4' off the ground and the squirrels not bother it?

Asked by: MESA

I could not keep the squirrels out and which way the tension should be set to get the squirrels to fall of the feeder.

Asked by: Mohamed

In what position do I place the adjustment to make it for larger or smaller birds?

Asked by: KevinE
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All About

All About Wild Birds

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Check out our Wild Bird Library to find out about some of your favorite birds!

Tips

Wild Bird Feeders - Expert Tips

Hanging Your Feeder

  • Ideally a sheltered southeastern exposure location is best for hanging bird feeders since birds like to feed in the sun and out of the wind. Birds also prefer not to have any obstructions over their feeding area so they can see any predators. more»

Accessorize!

  • Bird Baths - A clean and reliable water source is an excellent way to attract birds to your yard, especially those birds that do not necessarily eat seed or nectar. All birds will seek out a water supply, not only for drinking but also for keep themselves clean and healthy.
  • Bird Houses - These are a good way to attract those species of birds that nest in holes. These structures should be made of an untreated wood (pine, cedar, etc.) and should have ventilation and drainage holes. It should be durable, and easy to check and clean.more»

Feeder Care

  • Keeping your feeder clean and full of fresh bird seed is very important to the health of visiting birds. It is recommended that you clean your wild bird feeder every two weeks. more»
FAQs

Wild Bird Feeders - FAQs

Protecting Birds FAQs

Q: What can I do about the cat that keeps visiting my feeder?

A: If it is your neighbor's precious Fluffy, you may want to suggest that they tie a bell around the cat's neck to alert the birds when the cat is near. more»

Q: How do I discourage squirrels and raccoons?

A: Here are a few simple and effective suggestions for keeping the squirrels and raccoons off your feeder. more»

 

Bird Seed FAQs

Q: What are the most popular bird seeds to use?

A: Black Oil Sunflower Seed is the most popular bird seed. It is much smaller than the traditional sunflower seed. It is best for those birds with smaller bills, such as the sparrow, junco and goldfinch. more»

Q: How do I prevent seeds from sprouting under my feeder?

A: You will need to sterilize your seed to prevent it from germinating. This will not alter the attractiveness or the nutritional value of the seed in any way more»

 

Cleaning FAQs

Q: Birds at my feeder look sick, what should I do?

A: The best thing to do is to stop feeding the birds temporarily. Remove the feeders and throw out all of the seed. Thoroughly wash your feeders as suggested in Tips for a clean feeding station. more»

Q: How do I clean my bird feeders?

A: Before filling your feeder with fresh seed, it is recommended that the following precautions are taken:

  1. Remove all old seed.
  2. Soak feeder in a light water/bleach solution (9 parts water to 1 part bleach).
  3. Scrub feeder and allow to air dry. more»
 

Feeder Types FAQs

Q: I own the Window Feeder. Lately it won't stick to the window. What can I do?

A: The first suggestion is to slightly moisten the cups. If you have already tried moistening the suction cups, we have a few other tips. more»

Q: Will I find only finches at my finch feeder?

A: No. Pine Siskins, Redpolls, Mourning Doves, Juncos, Towhees, and Cowbirds are all attracted to thistle seed.

More FAQs»

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