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

Model #: 336

113 reviews
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40.99
CDN$40.99

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  • All-metal, weight-activated cage closes off ports to resist squirrels
  • Six 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
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
 
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
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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Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on www.woodstreambrands.ca
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 Woodstreambrands
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 www.woodstreambrands.ca
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 Woodstreambrands
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 www.woodstreambrands.ca
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 Woodstreambrands
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 www.woodstreambrands.ca
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 www.woodstreambrands.ca
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 Woodstreambrands
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 www.woodstreambrands.ca
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 Woodstreambrands
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 www.woodstreambrands.ca
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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Review posted on www.woodstreambrands.ca
July 1, 2018
Squirrel B Gone Feeder doesn't work. By Andrea

I have two of your model Model #: 336 Squirrel B-Gone feeders. If a manufacturer is going to market a bird feeder SKU w/marketing that says it's specifically to thwart Squirrels - one would think the item would be manufactured out of a material that squirrels can not chew through. Both of my bird feeders Model # 336 have huge holes in them from squirrels eating away the plastic PLUS - the metal on the top of both feeders has corroded off and one feeder is little over a year old and the other is approx a year old. I have pictures if you would like to see them. I believe that perky pet is marketing a bat & switch operation - given you're marketing belies the actual product. A customer will buy the item assuming if it's marketed as a "squirrel proof" bird feeder - only to get it home and find out several months later that the item not only doesn't deter squirrels it doesn't handle even the mild weather we have here in Northern California. I live in an area that is temperate all the time with no strong sun nor strong rain EVER. I would like perky pet to replace these items with true SQUIRREL PROOF bird feeders - given as of now I can no longer use either of the items I purchased and am out $56 for nothing.

Response From Woodstreambrands
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Andrea,

Thank you for providing this feedback! We are very sorry to hear of this experience. In some instances, additional measures may be needed to ensure the squirrels come in contact with the squirrel-resistant features of this feeder. We recommend keeping the feeders at least 12 feet away from squirrel launching points (such as a tree, fence, pole, deck..etc). and four feet off the ground. Mixing cayenne pepper with the seed also works well as squirrels do not like the spicy taste but it will not bother the birds.

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 additional assistance.

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Review posted on www.woodstreambrands.ca
June 15, 2018
Model 336 is Junk. Do not waste your money! By Craig

Squirrels totally destroyed it within 3 or 4 days. On the first day, they lifted the thin metal decorative guards covering the 6 feeding stations and then removed the small thin metal clips covering the lip of each opening. They proceeded to chew away the plastic, thus enlarging the openings.

Response From Woodstreambrands
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Craig,

Thank you for taking the time to provide this feedback! We are very sorry for this experience.

When deterring squirrels, placement is key. Squirrels can jump, so the feeder should be kept at least 12 feet away from any launching point and four feet off the ground. We also recommend mixing a small amount of cayenne pepper in with the seed. Squirrels cannot stand it but it does not bother the birds at all.

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) with any questions or for additional assistance.

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Review posted on www.woodstreambrands.ca
June 11, 2018
Doesn't work By TT

I purchased this feeder hoping to keep the little monsters away from the food, but they stretch out, hind legs on the top and front legs on the bottom and eat freely. Bird don't seem to like to feed on it. Will be returning it.

Response From Woodstreambrands
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Thank you for taking the time to provide this feedback! We are very sorry to hear of this experience and are glad you were able to take advantage of our 30 day return policy. 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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