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

Model #: 338

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  • Squirrel-Be-Gone® weight-activated system
  • Durable, all-metal construction with removable roof
  • Can be hung or pole mounted
  • 8 lb seed capacity

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Description

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

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

Turn your yard into a bird lovers' paradise with this Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone II Country 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 supply. Adjustable springs can be calibrated to accommodate different bird sizes and keep away nuisance birds as well as 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

Seed Scoop

Pole

Hook

Baffle

Waterer

Perkypet.com is the top destination to find quality Wild Bird Feeders and Accessories. Perky-Pet® and K-Feeders wild bird products are trusted brands to bird lovers everywhere. Interact with nature, relax and build memories that last a lifetime by conveniently ordering from perkypet.com. Happy Bird Feeding!

Specs

Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Country 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 Wild 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

Your satisfaction with our bird feeders and service is our top priority!

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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Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
April 14, 2019
Not squirrel proof at all By 21-foreva

DO NOT BUY THIS BIRD FEEDER! I GOT IT FOR CHRISTMAS FROM MY HUSBAND! IT DOES NOT WORK! I watch the squirrels get in the dang feeder EVERY DANG DAY. WHAT A WASTE OF MONEY! I'm really sad. I was skeptical that it would work and I followed the instructions. No matter where I move the tensioner, the squirrels just push the bar down and let up on the bar and feast away. I have pictures to send to your company. I'm going to try the motorized one I think that one will work. But not this one. I can't keep seed in it for the birds because all the squirrels know how to get in it. It was a waste of money to me.

Response From Perky-Pet®
Kathryn : Consumer Relations Representative

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback, we are sorry to hear that the squirrels are still stealing your birdseed! We have shared your comments with our Product Managers. To help deter these fuzzy thieves, we recommend placing feeders at least 4 ft from the ground and 8 ft away from launching points like roofs and trees. This feeder is covered by our 30-day guarantee and a 1-year replacement policy. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for assistance.

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
April 8, 2019
Squirrels took the roof off! By birdlover

Not exactly squirrel proof. I came out in the snow to check if it needed refilling & found the whole thing on the ground: the squirrels had TAKEN THE LID/ROOF OFF & climbed inside!!!

Response From Perky-Pet®
Kathryn : Consumer Relations Representative

We are sorry to hear that the squirrels found their way inside your feeder! Your comments have been shared with our Product Managers, and we appreciate you taking the time to provide us with this feedback. To deter squirrels from stealing your birdseed, we recommend adding a bit of cayenne pepper to the mix. This feeder is covered by our 30-day guarantee and a 1-year replacement policy. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for assistance. We are happy to help!

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
April 7, 2019
We love it. By Coleen

We received this country style bird feeder as a gift and couldn’t be happier with it. We live in a forest. Squirrels are not our friends. We have tried baffles, and all kinds of different (squirrel resistant) feeders. This one really works for us. We hung it on a shepherds hook attached to our deck. The squirrels jump to the lid, but when they try to stretch out to get to the bird seed, they slide off. We want to get another one when they are back in stock.

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
March 26, 2019
Cute but Disappointing By Tammy

I love the look of this bird feeder, however... it seems like something is missing on the mounting of it. We have never been able to figure out what is missing off of it and have given up on it. It sits on the pole all crooked and looks goofy. No birds, just squirrels. Such a disappointment. I was looking forward to feeding the birds.

Response From Perky-Pet®
Kathryn : Consumer Relations Representative

We are sorry to hear that you are not able to fully enjoy this feeder, and would like to know more about your experience. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for assistance. We are happy to help!

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
March 23, 2019
Too bad they have figured this one out. By SH

Just found that the squirrels had chewed the plastic tabs of the “windows “ and pushed the plastic in. I lifted off the lid and scared a squirrel munching to his heart’s delight while sitting inside the feeder. Had to glue and tape the plastic back in to use the feeder. Just got it in November as a gift. Roof difficult to secure after filling, as well.

Response From Perky-Pet®
Kathryn : Consumer Relations Representative

We are sorry to hear about this experience! Your feedback is appreciated and we have shared these comments with our Product Managers. To help keep squirrels out of feeders, we recommend hanging them at least 4 ft from the ground and 8 ft away from launching points. These feeders are covered by our 30-day guarantee and a 1-year replacement policy. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for assistance. We are happy to help!

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
March 14, 2019
Waste of $ By Chuckles

Sorry to disappoint everyone. but those smart squirrels get on the roof of the feeder and hang down. They manage to get all the feed they want. I tried greasing the pole and they still manage to get up there. So, in conclusion, don't waste your $ !!!! They will pull on it until they knock it to the ground. Free food!

Response From Perky-Pet®
Kathryn : Consumer Relations Representative

We are sorry to hear about this experience! The feedback you have provided is appreciated, and we have shared it with our Product Managers. To help prevent squirrels from even getting to your feeder, we recommend hanging it at least four feet from the ground and eight feet from potential launching points like trees, fences, and roofs. These feeders are covered by our 30-day guarantee and a 1-year replacement policy. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for assistance, we are happy to help!

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
March 8, 2019
Disappointed By Ed

I bought 2 of these One for a birthday and one for a birthday present The one that I have for the birthday was so unsatisfactory that I never gave the other one for a Christmas present It is still sitting in my garage unused They leak water, the food gets moldy, the seeds fail to feed into the opening so the birds can get them and they need to be cleaned every week Very disappointed that this company sold these and continues to sell them after such bad reviews

Response From Perky-Pet®
Kathryn : Consumer Relations Representative

We are sorry to hear about this experience and would like to know more. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for assistance. We are happy to help!

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
March 5, 2019
Great response by this company. By Ernie

I had a smart squirrel that chewed the plastic tabs off the little windows. He then shoved the plastic out of the way until he had access to the seeds. This company happily replaced my bird feeder. Thank you so much. Hope that you have engineered a deterrent to fortify the windows.

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
March 1, 2019
Response From Perky-Pet®
Kathryn : Consumer Relations Representative

We are sorry to hear that you have not experienced the success we typically see with this feeder and would like to know more. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for assistance, we are happy to help!

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
January 28, 2019
Birds will not come to feeder. By Gbirdie

I have been admiring this bird feeder for some time and finally decided to purchase one. In 3 days we had just ONE bird visit it despite having so many birds in our feeders, that I often joke we need an air traffic controller in the yard! I placed it in 3 different locations and even put it on our pole that has a seed tray underneath. The birds ate the few seeds I put on the tray and ignored the feeder. It only took an hour for one squirrel to figure out how to get to the seeds. I put the feeder under a baffle hanging from a branch. He would jump down from the baffle onto the perch and configure himself so the perch would not close. If this thing is called Squirrel Be Gone, why all the replies from the relations people telling us it must be placed where the squirrels can't get to it. Simply doesn't work as advertised. Sorry!

Response From Perky-Pet®
Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative

Thank you for taking the time to share this feedback. Birds are creatures of habit and can take a few days or weeks to become accustomed to a new food source in their environment. To encourage the birds to try the feeder, we recommend placing it near a water source such as a waterer or bird bath.


We appreciate this feedback and have shared these concerns with our Product Manager. Please feel free to contact us at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) with any questions.

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Q&A
Q.Do you have replacement parts for the Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Country Style Wild Bird Feeder? I need the red, weathervane part that holds the top on. The bottom of the shaft is broken and I have no way to hold the filler cover on. The feeder is, otherwise, fine and effective.
A.

Replacement parts are no longer available for these feeders. They are covered under a one year warranty for replacement.

Q.I received a squirrel be gone this year as a Holiday gift and it took the squirrels about 20 minutes to remove the top. When doing so they discarded the roof/weathervane which I recovered but threw the underside locking mechanism into the woods. I would like to get a replacement interior locking mechanism Your assistance would be appreciated Thank you , Ralph
A.

Replacement parts are no longer available; however, the feeder is covered by a one-year replacement warranty from the date of purchase.

Q.We have lost the part that holds the roof in place. Can we purchase that part that screws onto the part that holds the roof down?
A.

We apologize as replacement parts are not available for our feeders. However, we appreciate your interest and have shared this information with our Product Managers!

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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 water.
  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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