Providing fresh, clean water to wild birds. A water source in your backyard is a simple and effective way of attracting wild birds. Water attracts species that you may not see at your seed feeder. read full product details »
Providing fresh, clean water to wild birds. A water source in your backyard is a simple and effective way of attracting wild birds. Water attracts species such as the warbler, bobwhites, bulbuls, indigo buntings, spotted orioles, brown thrashers and cedar waxwings that you may not see at your seed feeder.
This beautiful waterer with its charming vessels allows you to provide fresh, clean water and protein rich food to our hungry and thirsty feathered friends!
If the high cost of seed has you down, the Copper Sip & Seed™ is a WATERER and FEEDER in one. It features patented technology that allows you to use the same vessel as a waterer or as a seed feeder. The cylinder glass tube allows you to offer a constant supply of clean, fresh water without the mess of a birdbath! The patent-pending collar twists to allow you to offer water or seed to the wild birds.
The two stylish vessels hang from a decorative copper finish scroll hanger. Each vessel holds 22 oz. of water or 1.15 lbs. of seed.
The Perky-Pet® Copper Sip & Seed™ waterer is made of glass and antiqued copper finish. The unique double silo design is sure to complement any backyard décor. It is exclusive to Perky-Pet®; none of our competitors have anything like this product!
Our Sip & Seed™ feeder has recently been reviewed by members of the National Home Gardening Club. Our unique feeder achieved an 88% approval rating and 88% of the members said that they would recommend this feeder!
Perky-Pet® is the leading supplier of Wild Bird Feeders and Accessories. Perky-Pet® Wild Bird Feeder models lure the bird in pursuit of seed—providing you with hours of joy as random wild birds flock to feed at your house.
Wild birds are so common to us that we often glance at them without a second thought. When we really look at them, observe them and enjoy their special qualities, we can truly appreciate some of nature's amazing creatures.
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»
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»
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:
Remove all old seed.
Soak feeder in a light water/bleach solution (9 parts water to 1 part bleach).