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

Model #: 339


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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

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

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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


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

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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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Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Home Style Wild Bird Feeder is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 180.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Place for birds & not squirrels I really like the look of these bird feeders. Weather has been bad so I have not gotten them out yet, but am looking forward to seeing them in my yard. My daughter has this feeder and I liked them so much I bought my own.
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product I bought this for a Christmas present for my sister and she just loves it. Great Product!!
Date published: 2016-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stopped squirrels from jumping on my feeder Problem squirrels were jumping on my birdfeeders so I bought this. It works!
Date published: 2016-12-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I ordered this feeder three times. The first two times it arrived damaged. I should have given ... I ordered this feeder three times. The first two times it arrived damaged. I should have given up after the second time but I gave it one more chance. The packaging was no sturdier but somehow it survived shipping. The sheet metal is pretty thin. Well, we got it up and installed and the birds have been loving it. But the first time I tried to fill the feeder, the lockdown on the lid was frozen shut. And we'd had two days of sunshine albeit cold weather. I had to bring it in to thaw out before I could fill it. Duh, I feed the birds in the winter! I'll try not locking the lid down but the roof is so lightweight that I fear that it might blow away. I'm being generous with 3 stars.
Date published: 2016-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Squirrel Baffle Large diameter protects the feeder. I also like the hooks above and below. I bought a different baffle a few years ago that had a hole in the top for hanging the feeder and it just let water through and let the food get wet. This is much better.
Date published: 2016-12-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it! This was my first purchase and I am so glad I found birdfeeders! I have searched for a feeder that the pesky squirrels cannot figure out I hit a home run with this one, it's comical to watch them try. I mounted the feeder on a pole in an open space inside yard. All the compliments is just an added bonus. Great customer service and fast delivery has caused me to order three more feeders in different styles!
Date published: 2016-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really works. No squirrels This feeder is built to last, and it keeps squirrels from feasting on your bird seed.
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from didn't work The idea is great and it looks attractive. However, after the third day, the squirrels figured out how to hang off the edge without stepping on the bar that covers the feeding compartments. I have gone back tp my previous feeder and am convinced there is no such think as a squirrel proof bird feeder
Date published: 2016-09-23
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Does model 339 have a hole in the bottom which fits on a finger like post for mounting, as in past models sold a few years ago?

Asked by: Willgpaul
This feeder can be pole mounted using a 3/4" diameter pole , or a 4 x 4 wooden post with the plastic adapter.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2017-01-13

I own two of the squirrel begone 2 country style feeders. I watched a squirrel remove one of the tin roofs. Between that time and now he's been able to get it off and I'm unable to locate the roof ,so I'm looking for a replacement part.

Asked by: Jett
We apologize, but replacement parts are not available for this feeder. However, this feeder is covered by a one-year warranty. Please call us at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for further assistance.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2017-01-06

Got this for Xmas. Can't figure out how to open it????

Asked by: Cheryl
To fill the feeder, twist the cardinal weather vane so that it unlocks the roof. Then, gently lift the roof and fill the feeder. Once filled, place the roof back on top and twist the cardinal weather vane until it is locked into place.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2017-01-06

do you sell a pole to mount feeder on? not a hanging pole

Asked by: judy h
This feeder can be pole mounted using a 3/4" diameter pipe , or a 4 x 4 wooden post with the plastic adapter.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-12-29

 I Bought a Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II at the Home hardware in Collingwood On.  I have a problem with the green post, i screwed it in but the plastic broke in two places.  Can I get a new one?

Asked by: Timmer
We apologize for this experience. Replacement parts are not available for this feeder, however, it is covered under a one year warranty. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for additional assistance.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-12-29

I was given this squirrel-proof feeder as a gift with no instructions on how to put food into it or how to open it. I can see screws inside it but no access. Please help!

Asked by: Sybil
This feeder is filled by turning the rooster on top of the feeder. This will release a portion of the roof for filling.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-12-21

when ordering the model 338 squirrel be gone bird feeder does the pole come with it, or must it be ordered?

Asked by: teed
This feeder does not come with a pole. The hole at the base of the feeder is approximately 1" in diameter. Our Perky-Pet® Universal Bird Feeder Pole (Model #5107-4) can be purchased at the following link:
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-12-20

does the metal rust after being in rain?

Asked by: nan14
This feeder should not rust, it is designed to withstand the rain with a powder coated rust resistant finish.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-12-19
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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!


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»


  • 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»

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.

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