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Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Home Style Wild Bird Feeder - 8 lb Seed Capacity

Model #: 339

62 reviews
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36.99
$36.99

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  • Weight-activated perch closes off ports under squirrels' weight
  • Durable, all-metal construction stands up against squirrels
  • Removable roof and large opening for easy filling
  • Powder-coated finish provides rust resistance and durability
  • Can be hung or pole-mounted for versatile placement
  • Holds up to 8 lb of black-oil sunflower seed, hulled sunflower seed, mixed seed, or safflower seed
Description
Best used for:
Cardinals
Cardinals
Chickadees
Chickadees
Finch
Finches
Nuthatches
Nuthatches
Titmice
Titmice
Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Home Style Bird Feeder Make sure that the seed stays for the birds with this Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Home Style Bird Feeder. This unique feeder is equipped with weight-activated perches, which means when an animal that's heavier than the bird the seed is intended for comes to visit, the perch goes down and closes the feeding ports, blocking off the seed. It has an adorable house design, complete with a roof, faux chimney, and front porch perch, and there are strategically placed cutouts that look like windows and a front door — all finished in a bold green color that adds to the country charm.
Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Home Style Bird Feeder
 
squirrel proof design
Squirrel Proof Design To offer defense against squirrels, this feeder boasts multiple great features. First, is the feeder’s weight-activated perch, which is calibrated to support the weight of birds but not squirrels. When squirrels try to gain access to the seed, the ports close off under their weight. Birds can sit on the perch without activating it. The sensitivity can also be adjusted to keep out larger nuisance birds. In addition, the chimney lid lock prevents squirrels from lifting the lid, while the metal frame discourages chewing.

To ensure a 100% squirrel proof feeder, placement is key! Hang the feeder with at least 18 inches of clearance on all sides so squirrels can’t easily reach the ports without activating the perch.

Durable and Versatile This Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Home Style Bird Feeder has an all-metal construction designed to stand up to the weather and squirrel invaders. The metal is powder-coated in a bold green eye-catching color and provides enhanced rust resistance and durability. This feeder can be hung or pole mounted for versatile placement anywhere around your yard.
Durable and Versatile
 
Attractive Rustic Style
Attractive, Rustic Style Birds and bird lovers alike can’t deny the charm of this delightful feeder. This unique feeder is styled after a country home, complete with a bold green finish, metal roof, and windows and door. The large perch even resembles a front porch. The roof-style lid is even topped with a chimney, which conveniently locks the lid in place.
Easy to Clean Cleaning and filling is an effortless process thanks to the feeder’s convenient design. The removable roof and large opening make this feeder easy to fill with up to 8 lb capacity of black-oil sunflower seed, mixed seed, hulled sunflower seed, or safflower seed. Cleaning the feeder is also easy! We recommend cleaning the feeder at least every two weeks and regularly checking the to ensure the seed is free of insects and mold.
 
 
Accessorize Your Seed Feeder When you’re feeding many birds, having the right accessories can make the experience that much more enjoyable. Check out a few other options that will enhance your seed feeder.
Accessories
Accessorize your new feeder with hanging hooks, bafflers, scoops and more.
Squirrel Bafflers
Squirrel Bafflers will prevent squirrels from ransacking your wild bird feeders.
Hanging Hardware
Hanging hooks and poles give you ultimate flexibility for placing your feeders so you can easily view them.
Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Home Style Bird Feeder Product Details Do you want to know more helpful details about the Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Home Style Bird Feeder? Take a closer look at the in-depth specifications for this product. Complete Product Details »
Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Home Style Bird Feeder
Model # 339
Height 14 inches
Length 13.75 inches
Width 11 inches
Capacity 8 lb
Food Type Black-oil sunflower seed, hulled sunflower seed, mixed seed, or safflower seed
Materials Metal, plastic
Learn More About Wild Birds 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. Check out some of our great resources to find out more about your favorite wild birds.
Our 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee 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 accessory, you may return the product within 30 days of receipt for a product replacement or refund of your full purchase price. It's part of our worry-free shopping policy!
About Perky-Pet®:We have been the trusted experts in backyard bird feeding since 1958. Perky-Pet® delivers high quality, functional bird feeders and accessories that bring more birds to your backyard. Bringing nature to you™. More About Perky-Pet® »
Specs

Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Home Style Bird Feeder - Specifications

Product Features:

  • Weight-activated perch closes off ports under squirrels' weight
  • Durable, all-metal construction stands up against squirrels
  • Removable roof and large opening for easy filling
  • Powder-coated finish provides rust resistance and durability
  • Can be hung or pole-mounted for versatile placement
  • Holds up to 8 lb of black-oil sunflower seed, hulled sunflower seed, mixed seed, or safflower seed

What's in the Box:

  • 1 Wild bird feeder

Specifications:

  • 8 lb seed capacity
  • Weight-activated perch
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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 refund of your purchase price. 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
May 26, 2020
Keeps the squirrels out By Julie
It does actually keep the squirrels out, and after only a day or two they stopped trying. (Yay!)
Easy to fill, and holds a lot. The seed in it has appeared to stay dry after several rains.
Can hang, go on top of a 1" pole, or mount to a flat surfice. Comes with the hardware for mounting.
Very easy to use and well thought out.
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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
May 11, 2020
So far, no squirrels! By CB
Great price, high capacity, and so far it's squirrel proof!
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March 21, 2020
Great Bird Feeder. After years of purchasing bird feeders this is the BESt! By John

4 **** The only reason I gave it four stars is the roof is a little difficult to get on. Yes, it took abut 2 weeks for the birds to come. The roof protects the seeds perfectly even with our sprinklers hitting three times a week. We purchased ours @ Rural King for $ 28.00. We purchased 2. It’s by far the best bird feeders we have ever had. I spray clear coat spray (rust inhibitor) over the whole unit once a month. We are in Florida but are getting all kinds of birds now. Blue Jays, Cardinals etc. We love ours. Buy the pole and spray it with grease the squirrels never come near it. Buy it, you won’t regret. More expensive on Amazon. Enjoying it immensely!!

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
January 14, 2020
Cannot attach hanger to feeder By Pat

I just purchased your green Squirrel Proof Home Style feeder from Amazon and received it today. Unfortunately I can’t figure out how to attach the hanger to the feeder because one side faces in and one side faces out and the holes don’t seem to match up. There are no instructions to show how this hanger should be attached. Please help, otherwise I will have to return the feeder to Amazon and purchase something different.

Response From Perky-Pet®
Kathryn : Consumer Relations Representative

Instructions for how to set up the hangar for this feeder can be found on our website here if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us directly at 855-737-5973, we're happy to help!

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
January 4, 2020
NO BIRDS By MEME8

We got this for Christmas from our kids. Was absolutley in love with it BUT we have yet to see one bird eat out of it. We have another smaller feeder that attracts Cardinals, and all types of birds. We use the same feed. So has anybody had problems with this type feeder not attracting the birds.

Response From Perky-Pet®
Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative

Thank you for sharing this feedback. Birds can be picky eaters and may take time to try out a new feeder in their environment. We recommend temporarily removing established feeders or placing a shiny pie pan with seed directly below the new feeder.

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
October 28, 2019
Love this feeder! Going to add more to my collection! By Monica
Love, love, love everything about this feeder! Easy to clean, easy to fill, easy to tell when refill is needed. Enjoy watching the birds!
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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
October 5, 2019
squirrel-proof roof? By birdy

My issue is with the rotating metal T piece that holds the roof to the base. Twice now I have found the roof on the ground and the seed ruined by rain. I am trying a bungee cord around the unit to secure the roof. Any retrofits to solve this problem!

Response From Perky-Pet®
Kathryn : Consumer Relations Representative

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

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
July 26, 2019
Get the feeder with a baffle and have no problem with squirrels. By Squirrel-Baffler

I have had this feeder four years, and I rate the feeder excellent. It is easy to fill and easy to clean. As far as squirrels are concerned, I ordered the feeder with the universal pole (#5107-4) and the pole baffle (#341), and I totally enjoy watching squirrels tackle the system, because they get totally baffled. Squirrels entertain a person without let-up. Squirrels try every possible way to get to the feeder, inevitably turn around, light on the ground and gaze up in a woebegone manner--and slink away, defeated. After four years, the plastic is becoming cloudy, and the paint on the four bottom corners is wearing off. Thus, I have ordered the same feeder again.

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
June 18, 2019
Will NOT keep squirrels away. By Lolly

I purchased this feeder because I liked the looks and it was supposed to be "squirrel-be-gone". Well, it is absolutely NOT squirrel-be-gone and, in addition, it is metal and will rust. The only thing this feeder has going for it is the looks.

Response From Perky-Pet®
Kathryn : Consumer Relations Representative

We appreciate your feedback and have shared your comments with our Product Managers. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for assistance, we're happy to help.

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
January 12, 2019
Overall, a super feeder for birds By Nat

The all metal construction provides for longevity for this feeder and keeps the seed dry no matter what the weather. The squirrel-proof feature makes it a highly desired feeder so that "birds" instead of "squirrels" are the ones who get the seed. The longer perch area allows the larger birds, along with the smaller birds, to also access food from this feeder. It does require a sturdy pole mount, though, for set up.

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Q&A
Q.Can I purchase the single one in red rather than green? I don't have space for two, so I only need the one feeder.
A.

The red version of this feeder can be found on our website here.

Q.Will this bird feeder pole mount to Perky-Pet® Universal Bird Feeder Pole Model #: 5107-4? The bird feeder directions indicate that I should use a 3/4 diameter pole, but your pole has a different diameter, I think. If it is not a good match, can you recommend which bird feeder I should purchase to use with your Universal Feeder Pole (to mount, not hung) to attract Cardinals? Thanks Lisa
A.

The hole for this feeders to be pole mounted is 1 inch in diameter, which is a great option with our Perky-Pet® Universal Bird Feeder Pole which has a diameter of 7/8 of an inch.

Q.What are the dimensions?
A.

This feeder is approximately 11 inches deep, 13.75 inches wide and 14 inches tall.

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Check out our Wild Bird Library to find out about some of your favorite birds!

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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