Perky-Pet® Transparent Squirrel Baffler

Model #: 340

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  • 16” diameter dome prevents squirrel access to feeder
  • Can be hung on top of feeder or pole mounted below
  • Can hold up to 50 lb if hanging above
  • Transparent design ensures birds have a clear view and feel safe

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Transparent Squirrel Baffler

Perky-Pet® Transparent Squirrel Baffler

Squirrels have a way of ransacking a bird feeder, dumping all the feed onto the ground and making a mess of things. If you find peace in watching wild birds at the bird feeder--but not so much those pesky squirrels, this Perky-Pet® Transparent Squirrel Baffler can help.

With its large 16-inch diameter and gently curved dome-shaped profile, there's no getting around it: birds can enjoy eating at the feeder, and squirrels will be blocked from bothering them.

Save money on seed, reduce time refilling and cleaning up your bird feeders, and enjoy a less stressful viewing experience with this baffler in place. It promotes a more efficient way to feed wild birds and can be used with any bird feeder.

Hang or Pole Mount

This transparent 16-inch squirrel baffler can be hung or pole mounted. When hanging the baffler, it blocks squirrels from above. The included hooks have the strength to hold up to 50 pounds. The top hook attaches the baffler to a tree limb or other hanging location, while the bird feeder hangs from the second hook located underneath the baffler. Most squirrels will descend the wire to the baffler and give up. A more persistent squirrel may put its weight on the baffler in efforts to access the bird feeder below, but after climbing onto the baffler, it will quickly tilt, sending the squirrel down to the ground (startled maybe, but uninjured). The hanging baffler has the added benefit of partially protecting bird seed from rain and tree debris.

When placed on bird feeder poles, this baffler prevents squirrels from gaining access to the bird feeder from below. Squirrels may try to climb up to the feeder, but they won't be able to get around the baffler. To pole mount this baffler, simply lower it over the top of the pole and screw it into place. About a foot below the feeder works best. Everything needed for either hanging or pole mounting comes included: a 16-inch-diameter transparent shield and all hardware (2 hooks, 1 baffle hub, and 3 screws). is the top destination to find quality Wild Bird Feeders and Accessories. Perky-Pet®, K-Feeders and NO/NO® 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 Happy Bird Feeding!


Perky-Pet® Transparent Squirrel Baffler - Specifications

Product Features:

  • When placed on bird feeder poles, prevent squirrels from gaining access to the bird feeders.
  • When hanging your baffle, the included hooks can hold up to 50 pounds.

What's in the Box:

  • 1 baffler
  • hardware included (2 hooks, 1 baffle hub, and 3 screws)


  • 16 inch diameter transparent shield
  • Can be hung or pole mounted, blocking squirrels from above and below

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Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on
November 21, 2017
New use for bafflers!!!! By lunchlady24

Love this item! Although...I did not buy them to baffle squirrels. I use mine to keep my hummie feeders dry when it rains. I discovered years ago that nectar does not last as long if it gets wet, it gets cloudy and "green". NOT GOOD! These baffles work wonders and the hummies love them, too!!!!!

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May 11, 2017
Squirrels will not be fooled. By robarb

The Squirrel Proof Cover works just fine, but the squirrels jump from the shepherd's hook onto the feeder which, though advertised as squirrel proof, is furnishing meals of seed to many different squirrels. I cannot believe there is a positively foolproof way of keeping our bushy tailed friends from helping themselves to the sunflower seeds.

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April 4, 2017
Thanks By Bill

Great product.

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December 26, 2016
Stopped squirrels from jumping on my feeder By Suez
Problem squirrels were jumping on my birdfeeders so I bought this. It works!
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December 20, 2016
Good Squirrel Baffle By GregOshtemo
Large diameter protects the feeder. I also like the hooks above and below. I bought a different baffle a few years ago that had a hole in the top for hanging the feeder and it just let water through and let the food get wet. This is much better.
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August 19, 2016
Nice concept, doesn\'t work By Skipp
It worked for about five minutes. I bought this yesterday and after the third attempt, the squirrels were on the feeder below. I tried every conceivable height, but nothing deterred the squirrels.
Response From Perky-Pet®
Tara : Consumer Relations Representative
We recommend to hang feeder at least 5-8 feet off of the ground. Squirrels can jump 4 feet vertically. Bafflers prevent the squirrels from stretching down from a tree branch and stealing food.

We appreciate your feedback and apologize for this experience. Our Consumer Relations Team can be reached directly at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973). Please feel free to contact us for further assistance.
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August 17, 2016
Squirrels broke in within a week! By SquirrelsareNutsinMN
I tried everything prior to this Baffler. These squirrels almost gave up on my feeder, but not quite. It seems as though they called in a professional to do the job. He actually broke the heavy plastic hook in half (like you see in the photo). Not sure if it ate threw it or clawed it, but it was broken in half. I can't tell you the $$ I went through to keep squirrels out of my bird feeder. I give up and throw in the towel! I thought after seeing so many fail to get at this, I'd actually found the perfect product. Nothing, nowhere is squirrel proof apparantly. And people say animals are stupid? I wish I had had a camera on this to see how it actually broke. The only evidence was the fat and happy squirrel laying next to it on the ground so full he couldn't move.
Response From Perky-Pet®
Tara : Consumer Relations Representative
The bafflers can hold up to 50 lbs if hanging above the feeder. A squirrel typically will put its weight on the baffler in efforts to access the bird feeder below, but after climbing onto the baffler, it will quickly tilt, sending the squirrel down to the ground. We apologize if this was not your experience and appreciate the feedback.

Our bafflers are backed by a one year warranty. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for further assistance.
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June 20, 2016
So far it has stopped the squirrels. By Jack 81
The baffle is a necessary part of the feeder and it is suppended at a distance from the feeder that the squirrles can not reach the top of the feeder. A very good deturent.
Thanks Jack Miller.
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April 25, 2016
Works great with your red metal feeder. By Briand9750
I have found the best squirrel stopper is a galvanized metal trash can lid (50 gallon) over the top with a hook under it. With a chain on the top and a light fixture ring and a 10/24 bolt thew the lid and a ring under the lid. They cannot keep their footing on top and slide off it.
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April 15, 2016
Does the job By Tucson
Mounted this on a 6 foot 1/2in dia shepards hook. My bird feeder is constantly under attack from a family of 4 squirrels. Mounted easily after I opened the hook part a bit. For the past week it has been assualted from the top and bottom. The guards ability to tip has proved invaluable and entertaining when a squirrel does a back flip. All attempts have been unsuccessful. Excellent product at a good price.
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Q.i have 3 of these plastic bafflers which i purchased at wal- mart in the past few weeks. two of the 3 have become not useable because the black plastic hooks have come apart. It seems the threads dont hold. what can be done, or i will return them to wal mart for a refund.

We apologize for this experience and are happy to assist. These bafflers are covered under a one year warranty. Replacement parts are available. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for additional assistance.

Q.I purchased one of your squirrel bafflers at Home Depot today. When putting the screws in place to use it on a pole, the screws split out the plastic sleeve rendering unusable. Can I obtain a replacement from you.

Replacement parts are available for this product, which is covered by a one year replacement warranty.  Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for additional assistance.

Q.Squirrel baffle - I need a replacement hook the larger one due to a bear who took off with my feeder and larger hook went with it.  How do I order this part?

Replacement parts for this baffler can be found at the link below.

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