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Squirrel-Be-Gone II Green Country Style Squirrel Resistant Metal Wild Bird Feeder - 12 lb. Capacity

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  • A beautiful bird feeder for any backyard, garden, or porch.
  • All metal construction for lasting durability.
  • Large capacity; removable roof; easy to fill; hang or pole mount.
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Bird Feeding is Our Passion

Bird feeding isn’t just our specialty - it’s our lifestyle. All of our products stem from our commitment to creating a bird-feeding experience that is fun & fulfilling.

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Feed Birds, Not Squirrels

We offer a variety of squirrel-resistant features to ensure your seed is reserved for the birds, not the squirrels.

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Room for Plenty of Birds

With less competition from squirrels, and lots of ports on offer, our feeders will accommodate many birds at once.

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Weight-activated Perches

When squirrels try to gain access to the perches, the ports close off under their weight.

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Metal Accents

Our squirrel-resistant feeders feature metals details like cages, port covers, and lids to provide extra defense against squirrels.

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Secure Lid

For additional squirrel resistance our feeders boast benefits like sure-lock or twist-lock lids.

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Large Seed Capacity

With plenty of seed in the reservoir, and nor squirrels to steal it, your hungry birds are sure to be well fed.

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Seed Guide

Every bird species has their own seed preferences. Fill your feeders based on the type of bird you want to attract.

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Cardinals

These non-migratory birds are a favorite of many bird lovers. They prefer black-oil sunflower seed and mixed seed.

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Chickadees

These adorable birds love to feast on black-oil sunflower seed, mixed seed, peanuts, and mealworms.

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Finches

There are many varieties of finches. These beauties enjoy eating mixed seed and Nyjer / thistle.

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Nuthatches

For nuthatches, the larger the food, the better. They prefer black-oil sunflower seed, mixed seed, and peanuts.

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Titmice

In the summer, titmice mainly feed on insects. But they also enjoy seeds, particularly mixes that include seeds, nuts, and berries.

About This Product

Turn your yard into a bird lovers' paradise with this 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. 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 supply. Adjustable springs can be calibrated to accommodate different bird sizes and keep away nuisance birds as well as squirrels. 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 lb 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. 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.

Highlights

Product Information

Internet # 100183945

Model # 339

Store SKU # 1000590174

Additional Resources

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Specifications

Dimensions: H 14 in, W 14 in, D 11.3 in

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)

11.3 in

Product Height (in.)

14 in

Product Width (in.)

14 in

Details

Bird Feeder Capacity

12 Pounds

Bird Feeder Type

Seed Feeder

Bird Supply Type

Seed Feeder

Bird Type

Wild Bird

Color Family

Green

Color/Finish

Green

Feeder Type

Food

Material

Metal

Mount Type

Hanging

Number of Perches / Ports

1

Product Weight (lb.)

4.9 lb

Returnable

90-Day

Questions & Answers

18Questions
caret
Q:Why don't the birds like it? I'm using good food. I have it set on the top setting. They haven't used it once! They prefer the cheaper feeders
by|Sep 20, 2022
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A:  I found that this feeder is best when it is under a tree.  I am not sure if the sun heats the seed up too much. My present house has no trees in the back yard.  I had to move it to the front and I got lots of birds

by|Sep 21, 2022

    A:  It is not true. I have been using it for almost a year now and use feeder for red cardinals. My feeder is always busy with red cardinals mostly and some blue colored birds and small birds. I love it. I think it is what you offer to the birds which matters. 

    by|Sep 24, 2022
      caret
      Q:Can I purchase the weather vane/lock for the top of the feeder?
      by|Apr 14, 2022
      3 Answers
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      A:  Would not recommend this product. Didn’t take long for squirrels to figure out how to defeat it.

      by|Apr 21, 2024
        1 found this answer helpful

        A:  Replacement parts aren't available for this feeder. Please contact us directly at 855-737-5973 for assistance.

        by|Apr 18, 2022

          A:  Absolutely yes

          by|May 11, 2024
            caret
            Q:Will this bird feeder close when black birds land on it
            by|Apr 11, 2022
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            A:  Yes, if you set it correctly.

            by|Jun 1, 2023

              A:  You can adjust it to handle various weights to a certain degree

              by|May 26, 2022

              A:  The weight activated perch can be adjusted for lighter or heavier squirrels. We have not specifically tested it for larger birds such as black birds. The sensitivity may need to be adjusted to see if it will close for larger birds.

              by|Apr 11, 2022
                caret
                Q:What is the best level set the perch on.
                by|Apr 21, 2021
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                A:  the first one on the top...

                by|Mar 26, 2022
                  1 found this answer helpful

                  A:  Maximum

                  by|Jan 11, 2022

                    A:  This would be dependent upon the size/weight of the local squirrels in your area.

                    by|May 5, 2022
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                      Customer Reviews

                      3.7 out of 5

                      • 3.7 out of 310 reviews
                      • 60% recommend this product
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                      Definitely squirrel resistant…
                      As you can see, this bird feeder is absolutely 100% squirrel resistant. 🙄
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                      Response from Woodstream TeamMar 8, 2023
                      Thank you for sharing this feedback. We're sorry to hear that the desired results were not seen with this feeder. This feedback has been shared with our Product Managers for review. Reach out to us at 1-855-737-5973 with any questions.
                        Food turns moldy even with the slope it gets stuck
                        Tried different types of food neither make work. Food turns moldy grows from seed. Paid $45 and it's JUNK I have many feeders this is the worst 1. Also was the most expensive 1 I've bought
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                        Response from Woodstream TeamNov 16, 2022
                        Thank you for sharing this feedback. We're sorry to hear about this recent experience with this feeder and have shared these concerns with our Product Manager for review. The feeder has a 30 day return policy and is covered under a one year replacement policy. Reach out to us at 1-855-737-5973 with any questions.
                          1 found this review helpful
                          it _was_ a nice bird feeder!
                          Well, it was nice while it lasted. Attractive. Reasonably sturdy. Required the addition of a squirrel baffle - apparently our squirrels have a higher IQ than the Perky-Pet test squirrels. Despite some reviewer's comments, seed seemed to stay dry in rain storms. Flimsy roof was easily removed by a mother and her juvenile-deliquent son (see picture).
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                          Response from Woodstream TeamOct 10, 2022
                          We're sorry to hear about this! It is good to know that this feeder is covered by a 30-day return policy and a 1-year replacement policy. Please give us a call directly at 855-737-5973 for assistance.
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                            Squirrels (3) Humans (0)
                            I really loved this charming feeder when my husband came home with it. I was excited that we might finally have some great bird action at a feeder the squirrels couldn’t get at. Sadly though, Squirrel proof is not ultimately how I would describe this feeder. First the squirrels figured out that by turning the adorable weathervane at the top that they could open the roof. After finding the roof on the grass twice, my husband brought the feeder inside and inserted a small nut and bolt into the roof securing it better. This seemed to work until the squirrels figured out they could hang from the roof, therefore not activating the bar that closes the access to the seeds. But that wasn’t enough for those greedy hungry rats with better outfits. Nope. They decided having to work for these seeds was too much. So they pushed in the front window and took it all. They robbed the feeder of about 3lbs of seed before we discovered it. I really wanted to love this feeder but it failed miserably. Now we’re trying to repair the damage and see if we can secure the window and get it back out there but I’m disappointed overall.
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                            Response from Woodstream TeamApr 21, 2021
                            We're sorry to hear these furry thieves continue to get a free meal and damage feeders! Please contact us at 855-737-5973 for assistance with our 1-year replacement policy, we're happy to help.
                              5 found this review helpful
                              Birds won’t feed from it
                              I bought two of these feeders, a green one and the red one. The only birds that come to it are house finches. I have many birds usually but lost all of my feeders in an ice storm when the limbs fell on them. Definitely disappointed as I thought the larger size would be great and require less maintenance. Squirrels who are usually very smart have not gotten into them yet. I did hang the feeder side away from the pole. So far very disappointed but they look great.
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                                2 found this review helpful
                                Fantastic feeder. Have had this for about 4 weeks and could not be happier. I have many squirrels...
                                Fantastic feeder. Have had this for about 4 weeks and could not be happier. I have many squirrels around my house, and they are always going after my bird feeder. I have tried many "squirrel proof" feeders with little success. This feeder works great as long as you hang it so the feeding side is far enough away from a pole, tree or other place those nasty squirrels can rest their back legs on to get at the feed area. If they put any weight on the feeder bar, it closes and they get nothing! We are having so much fun watching them try to get at the feed, only to slide off the metal roof or hang on to the feeder bar and eventually have to let go. The capacity of the feeder is great and now that the squirrels can't get at the food, I only need to refill it every 2 weeks compared to every 2 days. The bar adjustment is a great feature and allows me to chose the size birds I want at the feeder. Only suggestion is once you select the spring location on the bar, lock it in place and cover the other slots so birds don't get there legs / feet caught. Another reviewer suggested this as he had some birds injured. I used aluminum tape and it works great (see left side of feeder bar in attached picture). My wife was so impressed with this product, she had me get one for her boss for Christmas.
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                                Response from Woodstream TeamDec 23, 2020
                                Thank you for the feedback!
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                                1 found this review helpful
                                The roof is not long enough
                                The seed gets really wet and starts to get moldy. I noticed that the roof is not long enough. The water just rolls back in.
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                                Response from Woodstream TeamNov 12, 2020
                                We appreciate your feedback.
                                  5 found this review helpful
                                  It leaks like crazy
                                  I didn't realize it until it was too late to return. It leaks from where you fasten the roof and ruins the seed. It made a nasty mess at the bottom to the point that birds couldn't reach the good seed. I just thought the birds were adjusting to the new feeder, but they just couldn't eat from it.
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                                  Response from Woodstream TeamJan 21, 2020
                                  We're sorry to hear that this occurred, when the roof is secured tightly, water should not leak into the feeder. Please contact us directly at 855-737-5973 for assistance, we're happy to help!
                                    6 found this review helpful
                                    Wax the paint fades, the cardinals love it !
                                    Wax the paint fades, the cardinals love it !
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                                    Response from Woodstream TeamJan 6, 2020
                                    We appreciate this feedback!
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                                    • Recommended
                                    1 found this review helpful
                                    I have the feeder mounted on a pole with a squirrel shield below that is effective so I cannot re...
                                    I have the feeder mounted on a pole with a squirrel shield below that is effective so I cannot report on the effectiveness of the feeder against squirrels. The feeder allows up to four small birds to feed at the same time (usually it's 2-3) or one larger bird (grackles, cardinals, red-wing blackbirds, bluejays,...) because they need to perch sideways to the feeder openings. The adjustable spring allows you to have the feeder openings obstructed when the total weight on the perch increases. The larger, heavier, birds will cause the feeder to begin closing up depending upon the spring setting and bird weight. One problem being experienced is the spring being bumped out of the desired setting slot, possibly by the larger birds, causing the perch to be at it's most sensitive setting. The design of the feeder reduces the amount of seeds being sifted to the ground by birds looking for specific seeds using multiple narrow openings. The birds cannot stand on the smooth metal roof except for the locking mechanism so there is less droppings to clean off of the feeder. I removed the hanger, since it is pole mounted; however, I may put it back on or close up the holes in the sides of the feeder.
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                                    Response from PerkyPet Consumer SupportOct 4, 2019
                                    Thank you for sharing your experience!
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                                    1 found this review helpful
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