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

Model #: 339

126 reviews
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  • Weight-activated feature covers ports under a squirrel’s weight
  • All-metal 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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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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Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on
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
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
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
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
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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Review posted on
September 10, 2018
Not squirrel proof & no parts By Robert

First the roof lock is no match for a squirrel. Mine was off on the ground in 10 minutes. I finally tape the top on. Next, The squirrel-proof part is a laugh, They sit on the roof & hang down by their feet & empty the feeder of 2 pounds of food without ever touching the spring perch. All the baffles in the world are not going to deter a hungry rodent from sunflower seed candy. They can easily jump 20 feet tree to tree. I would need a 30 foot ladder to hang it higher than they can hop to it. I've watch them get on a upper branch & bend it down to the feeder. Finally the piece of plexiglass that is the front windows of the feeder is not squirrel chew proof. Mine has the windows chewed out & out falls all the seed. I called Customer Service to get a replacement part & was told that no replacement parts are available for this feeder, like the plastic flower feeder ports for their hummingbird feeder model 476-3. Built in obsolescence, Must be made in China.

Response From Perky-Pet®
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Robert,

Thank you for providing this feedback! We are very sorry for this experience. Mixing cayenne pepper with the seed often works well to deter the squirrels as they dislike the spicy taste; the birds will not be affected by the pepper.

Your satisfaction with your purchase is important to us! Our feeders are covered by a 30 day return policy and a one year warranty with a copy of the purchase receipt. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for further assistance. We are happy to help!

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Review posted on
March 8, 2018
Sturdy and Does The Job! By Coasternut

Perky-Pet Squirrel Be Gone is doing the job. First day I put it out, my squirrel tried and tried but no luck. He even sat on the roof, trying to figure it out. I do have a another feeder near my fence which he feeds on. He no longer attempts the Perky Pet feeder. 3 birds at a time can feed on the perch. I had no trouble putting it together or removing the roof. If only these customers would read the instructions more carefully, they could easily do it. Feeder made to last!

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Review posted on
March 4, 2018
Problem with roof By Patti

I bought the perky pet squirrel be gone green feeder with copper roof and for the life of me cannot get the chimney to line up to keep the roof on. I just spent 45 minutes working on this and I'm ready to explode! This should not be this difficult and a friend has one and says hers works. I wonder if there is some sort of alignment problem??

Response From Perky-Pet®
Patty : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Patti,

We are sorry to hear about this experience and are happy to help.

With the roof off, look at the direction of the locking mechanism under the chimney. Make sure it is pointing at the same angle as the slot it will slide through. Place the roof down onto the feeder (the back of the roof is flush with the back of the feeder). While pushing the roof down firmly, turn the chimney a quarter turn and the lock should be in place.

Our feeders are covered by a 30-day satisfaction guarantee and a one-year replacement warranty. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for additional assistance.

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Review posted on
February 2, 2018
Is NOT a squirrel-be-gone feeder By Alice

This is definitely not a Squirrel-Be-Gone feeder. Watched your video that shows how squirrels cannot get to the bird seed. At the beginning of the video, it shows a squirrel sitting on the top and hanging over and eating the seed without sitting on the perch. This is exactly what happens -- trust me, I see it every day. $57 is a lot for a feeder that does not keep squirrels away. It is nice looking, however, I didn't buy it for the looks alone.

Response From Perky-Pet®
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

We apologize for this experience and appreciate the time taken to provide this feedback. To help deter squirrels, we recommend installing a squirrel baffler above or below the feeder.

This product is covered by a 30 day return policy and a one year warranty with a copy of the purchase receipt. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for additional assistance.

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Review posted on
February 1, 2018


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Q.I have this feeder and need a replacement spring for the roof. Is there somehow I can order Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® II Home Style Wild Bird Feeder - 8 lb Seed Capacity

Replacement parts are not available, however, the feeder is covered by our 1-year replacement policy. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for assistance.

Q.can weight limit be adjustedbfvmc

Yes, depending on the species and age of squirrels in your area, you will want to experiment with different settings. To increase tension, lower the adjustment pin. To decrease tension, raise the pin to a higher slot position.

Q.The roof is removable to fill, which is great. Is the roof secured in any way. I have two squirrels, Tarzan and Jane, who will try to lift the top off........

The lids of these feeders lock in place.

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Wild Bird Feeders - Expert Tips

Hanging Your Feeder

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  • 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.
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Feeder Care

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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»

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