With the many openings on this feeder, you can watch a multitude of birds as they flock to enjoy seeds or peanuts.
The Perky-Pet® 10” Sunflower Seed and Peanut Feeder holds 1.25 lbs. of sunflower seed or peanuts. The full circle of perforations allow more birds to feed at once, making this one of the most economical and convenient tube feeders on the market! In addition, squirrels cannot damage the all-metal construction.
Remember to clean your tube feeders once every two weeks with a mild soap and water solution.
Placing the Feeder
Cleaning the Feeder
Keeping Feeder Squirrel-Free
Perky-Pet® is the leading supplier of Wild Bird Feeders and Accessories. Perky-Pet® Wild Bird Feeder models lure the bird in pursuit of seed—providing you with hours of joy as random wild birds flock to feed at your house.
Perky-Pet® 10” Sunflower Seed and Peanut Feeder - Specifications
Water seal cap
Weather resistant feeding tube
Full circle perforation that allows more birds to feed
All metal construction squirrels cannot damage
What's in the Box:
1 Wild bird feeder
1.25 lb. seed capacity
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I bought 4 of these years ago for our summer cottage. The birds absolutely love them. I have never filled with peanuts just black seed sunflower. A few years ago we came back to discover our shepherds hook bent over in half and our feeders missing. We found the feeders undamaged. Our neighbors shared pictures of the perpetrators, a mama black bear and her cub. I love these feeders for the rugged construction! We now take our feeders in at night and when we head home because "a fed bear is a dead bear." One side note they are not squirrel proof, but I don't mind the squirrels!
RESPONSE FROM PERKY-PET
MAY 21, 2012
We are so excited that your feeders survived a bear invasion! Thank you for sharing the advice of taking down your feeders nightly to avoid bears from accessing them. Your feedback is appreciated.
If you have questions or need assistance please do not hesitate to contact us at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973).
One reviewer said the body of this feeder was plastic, but it really is metal, as described. Yes, the holes are too small for the peanuts to easily fit through, but think about it--add the size needed to accomodate the bird's beak around the peanut, and you'd have holes so big, all the nuts would fall out of the feeder. Our birds peck at the nuts to break them up, then pull out the bits. We've had lots of Downy's so far, plus nuthatches, and we were surprised to see Red-winged Blackbirds using it! It's a nice, solid feeder that should last for many years.
Review Posted on Amazon.com April 15, 2011
This feeder is a WINNER. The birds and woodpeckers love it. The feeder holds a lot of peanuts so you're not refilling constantly and though I have had mine a number of years you would never know it by looking at it. Five Stars all the way.
Review Posted on Amazon.com January 11, 2011
All metal. Great design. Not much to be said, except for the fact I can tell I will have this for many, many years... it's also the heaviest construction feeder I now own, and I am very picky about which I buy since it's so windy here (surrounded by thousands of acres of preserved farmland).
Review Posted on Amazon.com November 11, 2010
This feeder works great for bird suet!!!! I make my own and then put it in these feeders and it's perfect. The squirrels can't get it open and spend hours licking it - and my racoon visitor that comes by every night can't open it!!! THEY ARE GREAT and I bought 4 of them with 2 additional ones and have to stop myself from buying more - just afraid I won't find them later if the ones I have ever wear out. All the birds love it for suet too - cardinals, titmice, sparrows, wrens, nuthatches, chickadees and especially every type of woodpecker you can imagine! Definitely recommend it - at least for suet!!!
Review Posted on Amazon.com January 28, 2010
We purchased this "strong" feeder a couple of years ago. We have it on a hook near the front windows. Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring... it is always covered with birds.
Woodpeckers (several different breeds) visit it often. They are shy birds. We never tire seeing them from the comfort of our living room.
Squirrels occasionally eat from it also... but they have never been able to bite through the metal or pull the cover off.
Note.... There are two versions of this feeders. Both feeders look identical here on Amazon. But, one has holes a bit smaller than the other. It's easy to order the wrong one.
Just make sure you read the description carefully to make sure you get the one you want.
Review Posted on Amazon.com January 07, 2010
I bought 3 of these feeders at least 2.5 years ago because (a) where I live/have my feeders they are subjected to a lot of wind and potential visits from coons & squirrels and I needed something that would hold up to that abuse, and (b) they were on sale & much less expensive than other nut/sunflower seed feeders I've seen and (c) I knew I'd need multiples because I have a lot of wild birds on my place - both permananent residents and migrants.
It only took a day, maybe two for the hairy & downy woodpeckers to find the feeders. I fill them with a mixed nut blend I get from a local feed store and all of my clinging type nut-eating birds love it! Even the bigger red belly woodpecker just wraps herself around the feeder & goes to town.
I just used a simple bread tie to keep squirrels/coons from being able to lift the lid up and dump the nuts out. (personal experience) I also hang them with a standard bird feeder chain that I double wrap around the built in metal hanger, and then double around the tree branch or bird feeder pole to keep the coons/squirrels from being able to cart the feeder away. (friend's experience)
This feeder is super easy to fill - the nuts actually stay in the feeder as you fill it compared to others that may look cuter, but the dang nuts fall thru the wider wire spaces.
Only negative is the nuts on the bottom can get wet & start to mold, but a couple pokes with a stick, chopstick, port feeder brush, etc. and they come loose and you can throw the yucky nuts away.
To clean I just use a standard little scrub brush and some dish soap, maybe some diluted bleach if hot & wet conditions and you are done in minutes. Many other feeders I've tried are a pain to clean; anything that saves my time is two thumbs up!