Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Wild Bird Feeder - 2 Pack
This innovative squirrel resistant feeder keeps squirrels from raiding the bird seed. The home style appearance of this delightful feeder will attract birds - and birdwatchers, too!
The Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Wild Bird Feeder - 2 Pack features a weight activated perch bar that closes to prevent squirrels from accessing the seed supply. Adjustable springs can be calibrated to accommodate different bird sizes and keep away nuisance birds as well as squirrels.
This Squirrel-Be-Gone® feeder comes in a classic home style, design (green) or a classic country style (red) with all metal construction and a removable roof peak for easy filling.
If there are any bird enthusiasts or wildlife admirers in your life, this Squirrel-Be-Gone® feeder is the perfect gift!
Remember to clean your feeder once every two weeks with a mild soap and water solution.
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Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Wild Bird Feeder - 2 Pack - Specifications
- Squirrel-Be-Gone® weight activated system prevents squirrels from feeding
- Durable, all-metal construction with removable roof peak
- Can be hung or pole mounted
- Recommended Seed: Mixed, Black Oil Sunflower, Hulled Sunflower, Safflower
- Red Feeder - Country Style
- Green Feeder - Home Style
What's in the Box:
- 2 Wild bird feeders - 1 green and 1 red
- 8 lb seed capacity, each feeder
- Dimensions: 14”H x 14”D x 11”L, each feeder
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
Review RateThe real deal !
Received my Squirrel proof feeders. Filled with sunflower seeds . Birds came after 4 hours and the feeder was full of activity. Mr squirrel spotted the activity and decided to investigate, note this was the same squirrel that chewed my Redwood feeder to splinters. The squirrel attempted to get at feed. The attempt was a direct attack on the front, the hinge closed, no luck, the squirrel tried to reach into the feeder, however it's Weight closed the hinge on its leg,, OUCH.. no luck..and no more squirrel . This feeder is what it is advertised .
Review RateHappy with them
I love my new bird feeders. The first week the squirrels did try to get to the seeds but not too successful. Then the birds started to feed from them. Every once in awhile a squirrel will attempt to get to the seeds but they give up. So I am glad that I bought these feeders.
Review RateNo birds yet
My birds haven't come to this feeder yet, and I've had it hanging for a week. I bought it to replace a cylindrical feeder, so I'm wondering if they're being overly suspicious of it. I put some peanut butter on the perch and sprinkled bird seed over it yesterday, hoping they would smell and taste the food and be attracted to it, but I don't believe any birds have come to it yet. Any suggestions?Response From Perky-Pet®Anthony : Consumer Relations Representative
Birds are creatures of habit that may take time to warm up to new feeders that are placed in the yard. If other feeders are hanging nearby, try removing them temporarily so that the birds will be encouraged to approach this new one. Placing a shiny pie pan with some seed in it beneath the feeder may also help attract birds' attention to it.
Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) with any additional questions.
Review RateGlad I Purchased
Been very happy with the red Perky-Pet Squirrel-Be-Gone feeder purchased over a year ago. For a late Christmas presents, my girlfriend and I purchased the Perky-Pet Squirrel-Be-Gone 2-Pack. So now I have the green feeder and she the new red one. Aside from being attractive and very well made, they do keep the larger birds from getting and hogging the seed. Can't say a bad thing about them.
Review RateRed squirrels are smart
I thought this would be the feeder to keep my red squirrels at bay. I videotaped one red squirrel standing with three legs in the little feed holes and only one leg on the bar . As you can imagine there is not enough weight with one leg on the bar to push down the doors of the trough. I have a video tape I would gladly share if anyone would like to see it .Response From Perky-Pet®Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative
Squirrels can be extremely clever and determined when trying to access seed in a bird feeder. We are sorry to learn that this acrobatic squirrel was able to maneuver around the weight activated perch.
To help deter crafty squirrels, we recommend adding cayenne pepper to the seed mix to provide an unpleasant flavor for these critters without effecting the birds. Using a seed such as safflower can also deter squirrels as they do not prefer the bitter taste.
Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for additional assistance.
Review RatePlace for birds & not squirrelsI 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.
Review RateGreat ProductI bought this for a Christmas present for my sister and she just loves it. Great Product!!
Review RateGood 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.
Review RateMy squirrels must be geniusesI 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.
Review RateSmart squirrelsI 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.
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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»
- 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»
Frequently Asked Questions:
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 and best for those birds with smaller bills, such as the sparrow, junco and goldfinch. This seed is accepted by the greatest variety of birds.
Mixed Seed is also popular. It is best to buy the mixes that contain white proso millet, a tiny cream colored seed with a shiny shell. Mixes containing finely cracked corn and black oil sunflower are also preferred by a large number of birds.
Thistle Seed is imported from Africa and Asia. Thistle won't germinate, however, it has a tendency to become moldy due to lack of air circulation. If you notice mold on the seed, it must be removed from the feeder and the feeder must be cleaned thoroughly.
Q: How do I clean my bird feeders?
A: No/No feeders can be dish washed or hand washed. Before filling your feeders with fresh seed, it is recommended that the following precautions are taken:
- Remove all old seed.
- Place the feeder on top rack of the dish washer.
- Allow the feeder to dry completely before refilling.
- Remove all old seed.
- Soak feeder in a light water/bleach solution (9 parts water to 1 part bleach).
- Gently cleanse feeder and allow to air dry.
After the feeder is clean and dry follow these steps
- Rake and remove accumulated hulls and droppings from underneath the feeders.
- Spread mulch (bark or wood) under the feeder, replace mulch when soiled.
- Thoroughly wash hands after handling and cleaning feeders.
Q: What is the importance of providing water for wild birds?
A: Wild birds need fresh, clean water just as much as they need seed. Birds stay healthy by using water not just for drinking, but also for bathing, cleaning their feathers and to remove parasites. Waterers are better options than bird baths because they provide birds with fresh, clean water that prevents dirt and debris from contaminating it. In hotter climates or seasons, providing water for birds makes it easy for them to have access to a water source and retain their energy. By adding a water source, you also can attract a larger variety of birds to your yard. You may even attract more colorful birds that don't eat seed, but are in need of water!