Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® Wild Bird Feeder

Model #: 336

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  • All-metal, weight-activated cage closes off ports to resist squirrels
  • Six feeding ports with U-shaped perches allow multiple birds to dine
  • Powder-coated finish offers rust resistance for durability
  • Rustic leaf design is both attractive and functional
  • Holds up to 2 lb of seed

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Description
Best used for:
Chickadees
Chickadees
Finch
Finches
Nuthatches
Nuthatches
Titmice
Titmice
Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® Bird Feeder The Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® Bird Feedercombines innovative squirrel-resistant features with attractive design to create a feeding station that is truly unparalleled. The weight-activated cage keeps squirrels from accessing ports, while the metal helps to resist damage from chewing. With its rustic powder coating and decorative leaf-themed design, this feeder will make a charming addition in any backyard setting. Simply hang using the convenient built-in hanging cord!
Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® Bird Feeder
 
Resists Squirrels
Resists Squirrels To offer defense against squirrels, this feeder boasts multiple great features. First, this feeder’s weight-activated system is calibrated to support the weight of birds but not squirrels. When squirrels try to gain access to the perches, the cage is pulled down, causing the decorative leaves to cover the ports. In addition, the metal cage prevents squirrel chewing and damage.
Accommodates Multiple Birds With less competition from squirrels, birds won’t be able to resist the Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® Feeder! It features six feeding ports evenly spaced around the reservoir so multiple birds can dine at the same time and you can enjoy a better view. Plus, birds will enjoy taking a break on its comfortable U-shaped perches.
Accommodates Multiple Birds
 
Accommodates multiple birds
Attractive Rustic Design Birds and bird lovers alike can’t deny the charm of this delightful feeder. The metal cage is adorned with a leafy design that will look at home in any yard. In addition, the metal is finished with a powder coating to enhance the rustic look, while also ensuring rust resistance.
Never Run Out of Seed When you have hungry visitors in your backyard, you can’t risk running out of seed! For your convenience, the Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® Feeder features a clear plastic seed reservoir capable of holding up to 2 lb of seed. The clear design makes it easy to monitor seed levels at a glance so you never run out during peak feeding times.
Never Run Out of Seed
 
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® Feeder Product Details Do you want to know more helpful details about the Squirrel-Be-Gone® Bird Feeder? Take a closer look at the in-depth specifications for this product. Complete Product Details »
Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® Feeder
Model # 336
Height 19.08 inches
Length 7.10 inches
Width 6.97 inches
Ports 6
Squirrel Resistant Yes
Capacity 2 lb
Materials Metal, plastic
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Our 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee Your satisfaction with our bird feeders and service is our top priority! If you are anything less than 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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Specs

Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone® Wild Bird Feeder

Product Features:

  • All-metal, weight-activated cage closes off ports to resist squirrels
  • Six feeding ports with U-shaped perches allow multiple birds to dine
  • Powder-coated finish offers rust resistance for durability
  • Rustic leaf design is both attractive and functional
  • Holds up to 2 lb of seed

What's in the Box:

  • Seed Feeder

Specifications:

  • 2 lb seed capacity
  • 6 feeding stations
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Reviews

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Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
November 24, 2018
Huge Disappointment By Lmac

This feeder is a huge disappointment. Not only can the squirrels outsmart the metal cage mechanism, they have now chewed the plastic port opening and the feeder will no longer hold the seed. Only used for 5 weeks!

Response From Perky-Pet®
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello,

We are very sorry for this experience! Squirrels will go to great lengths for a taste of that tantalizing bird seed. We appreciate this feedback and have shared the information with our Product Managers.

Your satisfaction with your purchase is important to us and we would like to make this right! 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 swww.perkypet.com
November 16, 2018
Design flaw, perches too short By Gracie

Very disappointing to see birds struggle to try to perch and feed. Design flawed-perches too short and bird try to flutter and feed to no avail. Any ideas on how to extend perch? Purchased a while back and no receipt.

Response From Perky-Pet®
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Dear Gracie,

Thank you for providing this feedback! We apologize you feel this way and have shared your concerns with our Product Managers. This feeder is best used for smaller birds such as Chickadees, Finches, Nuthatches and Titmice. Rest assured, all of our feeders are thoroughly tested before use.

Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) with any questions or for additional assistance.

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
October 24, 2018
disappointed By LK

Mine warded off the squirrels and birds due to it lets water in the bottom 2 wholes so food rots. Top holes a few birds still used but ruined the food. Only had the feeder a few weeks and couldn't figure out why I hadn't had to fill the feeder yet until further inspection so food was rotting.

Response From Perky-Pet®
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello,

Thank you for providing this feedback! We are very sorry for this experience. To help keep moisture from entering the seed chamber, we recommend sheltering the feeder from strong winds. Placing a baffler such as the Perky-Pet® Transparent Squirrel Baffler (Model 340) above the feeder will also help keep the rain and tree debris out of the seed. We recommend cleaning the feeder at least once every two weeks to keep the seed fresh and the feeder inviting.

Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) with any questions or for additional assistance.

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
October 8, 2018
Didn't hold up to those clever squirrels. By MG

It seemed like a great idea, and worked for awhile. But then those squirrels started gnawing away at the plastic by the openings, and voila! No longer squirrel-proof. I think if the tube were made out of glass, it would be a good design.

Response From Perky-Pet®
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello,

Thank you for providing this feedback! These comments are helpful to us and have been shared with our Product Manager for further review.

Our feeders are covered by 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 want you to be satisfied with your purchase and are happy to help!

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
October 6, 2018
Don't waste your money By Disgusted Customer

Bought two of this model. First day, a squirrel eating from one feeder even though springs on second from top holes. Adjusted springs till only hooked on the guide above adjustment holes. Second day found the other feeder laying on ground with just the lid hanging from the hook, lid spring missing and one side springs unhooked at top. Also bought the Perky-Pet Squirrel-Be-Gone 3-tube feeder, which is still in the box, and will be returned.

Response From Perky-Pet®
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello,

We are very sorry for this experience and appreciate the time taken to provide this feedback! Your satisfaction with your purchase is important to us and we would like to make this right. 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.

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
August 27, 2018
Disappointed in this feeder. By caro

I am very disappointed with this feeder. When I wrote before I was told to put red pepper in with the seeds but it doesn't make a bit of difference. The squirrels don't even notice the difference with pepper or without. I have given up.

Response From Perky-Pet®
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Caro,

Thank you for taking the time to provide this feedback! We are sorry to hear the desired results were not seen. Where is the feeder located? Placement is very important when deterring squirrels. We recommend keeping it at least 12 feet away from launching points (trees, deck, fence..etc) and four feet off the ground. This placement will prevent the squirrels from climbing/jumping directly on to the feeder and force them to interact with the weight activated perches.

We hope this information was helpful! Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) with any questions or for additional assistance.

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
August 12, 2018
Excellent squirrel deterent By Trice

Squirrels were eating all my bird feed when I was using Suet cakes...so I found this feederat ACE Hardware and itmis PERRFECT..IT REALLY WORKS!!!! The first day I hung it up, 3 squirrels were all over it for hours, trying to get to the seed, it was funny to watch them. Finnal they gave up and never returned to it. Victory!!! Will buy more of the Perky Pet Wild Bird Feeders/ Squirrel-be-gone.

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
August 12, 2018
Want my money back By Anon

I bought this feeder to get rid of the squirrels bogarting food. No birds have shown since installed. It’s been a month. Adjusted springs and it still doesnt matter. I used to have cardinals, finch, blue jays and doves. Previous feeder attracted birds.

Response From Perky-Pet®
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Anon,

We are very sorry to hear the desired results were not seen and want you to be satisfied with your purchase! This feeder 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 further assistance. We are happy to help!

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
July 20, 2018
Bird Be Gone By Not Sure

Birds hate this feeder. Purchased two from Home Depot and birds go to my other Perky Pet feeders but not these. Perch may be too small, not sure. Waste of money, can't return them, threw out the packaging and their used. You make such good feeders, why do you still sell these, not a good product.

Response From Perky-Pet®
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

We are very sorry to hear of this experience! Birds are creatures of habit and will take time to adjust to a new feeder in their environment. We recommend removing established feeders to help aid the transition. Placing a shiny pie plate filled with bird seed under the feeder will also encourage the birds to utilize the new food source.

Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) with any questions or for additional assistance.

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Review posted on swww.perkypet.com
July 18, 2018
Good feeder and great customer service By Charles

I have two Squirrel-be-gone feeders that have worked well for two years for one and the most of a year for the other. One squirrel though figured out that he could gnaw a corner at the bottom and get in. Perky Pet was very helpful and promptly replaced the unit under their warranty policy. Their customer service was very friendly and responded promptly.

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Q&A
Q.Just bought this feeder but need to adjust the springs. When the bird sits on the feeder, it actual block the holes for the seed. Any suggestions.
A.

To increase the weight required to activate the system, simply hook the spring wire into one of the lower holes. We recommend adjusting the springs in single increments until you find the best setting for the birds in your area.

Q.The squirrels have kicked off the bottom of the squirrel be gone feeder. Any chance of purchasing a replacement as I can't find it on the ground?
A.

We do not have replacement parts available for this feeder, however, the it is covered by a one-year replacement warranty from the date of purchase.

Q.How do you set up the springs? It says simply put the hook in one of the holes, and you're done.. Not so.. A video would be great
A.

At this time, a video showing the spring assembly process is not available. However, we appreciate this feedback and have shared the request with our Product Managers. 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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All About Wild Birds

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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»

Video Help & Advice from Perky-Pet®

  • Check out our series on how to attract birds to your backyard. We have a large amount of video advice and help for all levels of bird watcher! 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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