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
  • 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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Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on
June 17, 2017
Great bird feeder By Caley

This is my second one. It keeps the squirrels out, yet the birds drop enough seeds so that the little buggers get something to eat after all. I don't begrudge the squirrels eating, but but I don't want them emptying the feeder, either. This feeder has a large capacity and is fairly good at keeping the rain out, although strong winds will force rain into the feeding tray. All in all I love it.

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April 22, 2017
Put a feeder on each side of the little "house". By Char

I have the Perky-Pet Squirrel-Be-Gone II Home Style Wild Bird Feeder. I like the way it keeps the squirrels out of the food. I actually have not seen a squirrel get on the tension bar because they come over the top and usually slide off the feeder roof and hit the ground. The only improvement I can suggest is that there is a feeder tray on both sides of the feeder so that more birds can feed at the same time. When I look out and see birds eating at the feeder, I see other sitting on the ground, (it looks like they are waiting in line to get to the feeder.) I enjoy watching birds at the feeder and don't like the squirrels invading their space. Thank you for making these feeders. I am looking at others to purchase.

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February 16, 2017
NOT 100% SQUIRREL PROOF By wyncrtr

I bought this feeder last summer. I have observed the squirrel's climbing the pole, take their front paws, hang from the edge, and get to the feed. This is not 100% squirrel proof. No matter where you adjust the spring tension, the squirrels manage to get into the feed.

Response From Perky-Pet®
Patty : Consumer Relations Representative

We appreciate the time taken to provide this feedback and apologize for the experience. The weight-activated bar will prevent squirrels that sit on it from getting to the seed. We recommend the following steps for additional squirrel-deterrent measures.

Adding cayenne pepper to the seed will not affect birds since they have no sense of taste or smell, but squirrels will be repelled. These critters can jump quite a distance, so place feeders at least 5 feet above the ground, 10 feet away from any jumping off point, and add a baffle above or below the feeder. Safflower seed is attractive to a wide variety of birds, but squirrels generally don't care for it. Adding this to the seed mix can often help.

Please give our Consumer Relations Team a call at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) with additional questions.

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Review posted on
July 20, 2016
Awesome Feeder By Becky Lynn
I had had it with wooden feeders. The squirrels demolished them. I ordered this feeder and I love it. Yes the squirrels tried to get in it. But no success! No more old black birds and few blue jays, they run off the other birds. I am now getting more smaller birds. And what else I love the feeder holds 8lbs. I think by this winter I will order another one.
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July 13, 2016
Gorgeous! By JoJo37
I got this for my father as a gift and he said it was too pretty to put outside!
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July 6, 2016
Great features By AM109
Love it. Birds like the perch and big capacity. It is squirrel proof. Tight roof and closes upon heavy weight. And so pretty. Looks like a real house.
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Review posted on
June 23, 2016
Great birdfeeder By Rich S
Had a squirrel problem, not anymore. The squirrels gave up trying to get the food. Also purchased pole and baffle, all work great.
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Review posted on
May 2, 2016
Bigger birds with the spring all the way up By Jim78
spring is to strong, big birds still can eat seed
Otherwise very strong feeder, just wanted to feed the smaller birds
The spring is just like the picture on the left, all the way up
Response From Perky-Pet®
Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative
Thank you for taking the time to share this feedback. The higher the spring lever is placed, the more sensitive the weight activated perch will be.

We appreciate these comments and apologize for this recent experience. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) with any questions.
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Review posted on
March 28, 2016
Great quality for the price By GoodOne
Had one like it, that one lasted for years. Hope this one is the same!
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Review posted on
February 16, 2016
Very nice! Well built! Works great! By dee1122
I bought this to replace a very very old perky pet feeder. It's such a pretty little feeding house! You refill with seed from the top of the roof and it's so easy to take on and off! I almost thought it couldn't be that easy! Birds are happy, squirrels are not! What else is there to say! :)
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Q.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?

This feeder can be pole mounted using a 3/4" diameter pole , or a 4 x 4 wooden post with the plastic adapter.

Q.does the metal rust after being in rain?

This feeder should not rust, it is designed to withstand the rain with a powder coated rust resistant finish.

Q.I just purchased the Squirrel-Be- Gone 2.  I always keep sunflower seeds in my feeders to attract mainly cardinals and smaller birds.  What spring location would be recommended for this purpose?

On this feeder, the highest of the 4 notches would put the least amount of tension, making the bar that closes the seed port more sensitive. If this is too sensitive for your birds, adjust it to the next one down.

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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»

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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