Squirrels have a way of ransacking a bird feeder, dumping all the feed onto the ground and making a mess of things. If you find peace in watching wild birds at the bird feeder--but not so much those pesky squirrels, this Perky Pet® Transparent Squirrel Baffler can help. With its large 16-inch diameter and gently curved dome-shaped profile, there's no getting around it: birds can enjoy eating at the feeder, and squirrels will be blocked from bothering them. Save money on seed, reduce time refilling and cleaning up, and enjoy a less stressful viewing experience with this baffler in place. It promotes a more efficient way to feed wild birds and can be used with any bird feeder.
Perky-Pet® Transparent Squirrel Baffler
Squirrels have a way of ransacking a bird feeder, dumping all the feed onto the ground and making a mess of things. If you find peace in watching wild birds at the bird feeder--but not so much those pesky squirrels, this Perky-Pet® Transparent Squirrel Baffler can help. With its large 16-inch diameter and gently curved dome-shaped profile, there's no getting around it: birds can enjoy eating at the feeder, and squirrels will be blocked from bothering them. Save money on seed, reduce time refilling and cleaning up, and enjoy a less stressful viewing experience with this baffler in place. It promotes a more efficient way to feed wild birds and can be used with any bird feeder.
Hang or Pole Mount
This transparent 16-inch squirrel baffler can be hung or pole mounted. When hanging the baffler, it blocks squirrels from above. The included hooks have the strength to hold up to 50 pounds. The top hook attaches the baffler to a tree limb or other hanging location, while the bird feeder hangs from the second hook located underneath the baffler. Most squirrels will descend the wire to the baffler and give up. A more persistent squirrel may put its weight on the baffler in efforts to access the bird feeder below, but after climbing onto the baffler, it will quickly tilt, sending the squirrel down to the ground (startled maybe, but uninjured). The hanging baffler has the added benefit of partially protecting bird seed from rain and tree debris.
When placed on bird feeder poles, this baffler prevents squirrels from gaining access to the bird feeder from below. Squirrels may try to climb up to the feeder, but they won't be able to get around the baffler. To pole mount this baffler, simply lower it over the top of the pole and screw it into place. About a foot below the feeder works best. Everything needed for either hanging or pole mounting comes included: a 16-inch-diameter transparent shield and all hardware (2 hooks, 1 baffle hub, and 3 screws).
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Perky Pet® Transparent Squirrel Baffler - Specifications
- When placed on bird feeder poles, prevent squirrels from gaining access to the bird feeders.
- When hanging your baffle, the included hooks can hold up to 50 pounds.
What's in the Box:
- 1 baffler
- hardware included (2 hooks, 1 baffle hub, and 3 screws)
- 16 inch diameter transparent shield
- Can be hung or pole mounted, blocking squirrels from above and below
Disclaimer: Birdfeeder does not endorse any information contained in product reviews. Please follow all label instructions for your specific use.Perky Pet® Transparent Squirrel Baffler is rated out of 5 by 281.Rated 5 out of 5 by The Bakers from Solid and so far, good deterrent against squirrels Have only had my feeder up one week - so far so good on squirrel deterrent. Strongly advise hanging on a strong metal shepherd's hook type pole, away from things that squirrels can jump from. Also, use coconut oil or similar substance on the pole to keep the squirrels off. However, the lubricant will weaken and the critters will get on the feeder. Given the capacity, the feeder doesn't require frequent refilling - the avian critters love it.Date published: 2016-09-13Rated 1 out of 5 by DavidF from Feeder is not the least bit squirrel proof. Feeder was decimated by our squirrels. Inhale two that I plan on nailing back to the manufacturer. The squirrels first chewed off the top sprung that holds on the lid to keep the bird seed inside the feeder. Then they proceeded to check the plastic sides so that the see just spills out from the feeder. Do not buy this feeder it is not squirrel proof and a waste of money.Date published: 2016-09-09Rated 3 out of 5 by Nicole from Screws didn't fit When attaching the baffler using the screws, I had to use a drill because of how tight the holes were! Not sure if it was just a one-off manufacturing glitch on the one I purchased, but it was a bit of a hassle.Date published: 2016-08-30Rated 1 out of 5 by Bizzer from Terrible This feeder last 3 months before the squirrels figured out how to gnaw away at the metal lip below the opening. Once that was gone they chewed inch long holes into the plastic and well its a smorgasbord for them now if I fill it. The design idea is good but the inner tube needs to be made of glass or a tougher material than plastic.Date published: 2016-08-27Rated 5 out of 5 by Nancyhas12cats from My birds love it !! I really like this bird feeder but the squirrels have found a way to hang upside down on it and still eat the bird seed. But my birds love it !!Date published: 2016-08-27Rated 4 out of 5 by Jean V from squirrel-be-gone birdfeeder Love this feeder; I had one of these before and used it for years; drawback was that the springs work so well but eventually rust and breakDate published: 2016-08-26Rated 1 out of 5 by Skipp 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: 2016-08-19Rated 1 out of 5 by SquirrelsareNutsinMN 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
We have the squirrel-be-gone feeder model #337. Threaded main support rod has pulled through plastic base. Where can I get replacement base part?We apologize, however; replacement bases are not available as a replacement part for this feeder.Date published: 2016-07-13
I HAVE THIS BIRD FEEDER AND REALLY LIKE IT. HOWEVER, THE PLASTIC CYLINDAR HAS BEEN DAMAGED BY DEER PUSHING ON IT AND TRYING TO GET AT THE SEEDS. IS THERE ANY WAY I CAN PURCHASE JUST THE CLYINDAR?Replacement tubes are available at the web address below. http://www.birdfeeders.com/perky-pet-replacement-plastic-tube-337tube-rDate published: 2016-07-06
What hole hang placement is the weakest to handle the small lite weight squirrels?Placing the springs in the top hole will provide the least amount of weight to cover the ports.Date published: 2016-06-16
Can I buy replaced plastic hole inserts? Squirrel or raccoon pulled one out and carried it off last night. I have 2 others that have been chewed on on my second feeder and they pop out, stopping the cage from coming downYes, replacement seed ports are available for this feeder. The model number is 337PORT-R and they can be found at the web address below. http://www.birdfeeders.com/perky-pet-plastic-replacement-port-337port-rDate published: 2016-06-16
How many ports does this bird feeder have?This feeder features 6 feeding ports.Date published: 2016-06-15
We were given an old feeder by a friend. It has about 2 inches of dried up old bird seed at the bottom of the feeder. It won't break up and it doesn't seem like the bottom comes off the feeder. What is the easiest most efficient way to clean this?We recommend soaking the feeder in warm water and mild soap to help soften and break up the bird seed.Date published: 2016-06-15
I need a new hook for the transparent squirrel Baffler. Do you sell this by itself?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-185070rDate published: 2016-06-13
Need replace clear plastic inserts . Possible?Replacement reservoirs are available on our website. They are model# 337TUBE-R.Date published: 2016-06-01