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Perky-Pet Triple Tube Bird Feeder, Copper

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Attract multiple kinds of birds with Perky-Pet Triple Tube Bird Feeder, featuring three individual feeding tubes and 12 patented two-in-one flip feeding ports that adjust to accommodate your favorite seed. It features a stunning copper finish that’s as lovely as it is durable. A special powder-coating helps protect this feeder in most weather conditions. Easy to fill and clean, Perky-Pet Triple Tube Bird Feeder boasts a whopping 10-pound seed capacity, meaning less filling and more bird watching. Perfect for homes with heavy squirrel traffic, it comes complete with a squirrel resistant baffle to keep them out. This feeder adds a touch of elegance to your yard and is sure to keep birds happy all season long.

Key Benefits
  • Featuring three individual feeding tubes and 12 patented two-in-one flip feeding ports that adjust to accommodate your favorite seed
  • A special powder-coating helps protect this feeder in most weather conditions
  • Features a stunning copper finish that’s as lovely as it is durable
  • Easy to fill and clean, boasts a whopping 10-pound seed capacity, meaning less filling and more bird watching
  • Perfect for homes with heavy squirrel traffic, it comes complete with a squirrel resistant baffle to keep them out

†Capacity is calculated by total volume. When using container, choose a capacity greater than what you need to prevent overfilling and spills.

†Capacity is calculated by total volume. When using container, choose a capacity greater than what you need to prevent overfilling and spills.

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  • Item Number
    106639
  • Dimensions
    24.6 x 13.01 x 12.82 inches
  • Feeder Type
    Tube
  • Farm Animal Type
    N/A
  • Bird Type
    Wild Bird
  • Capacity (Max)†
    10-Ib
  • Material
    Plastic
Instructions

Here are a few things to review before filling a nectar feeder: 1. Check to make sure the base compartments are securely tightened. 2. Push container into base to close ports to prevent leakage. 3. Unscrew cap to fill with nectar. 4. Screw cap back on securely to form an airtight seal. 5. We recommend keeping the feeder in the closed position until you get to the spot where you want to hang it. 6. For Top Fill Feeders - Open nectar reservoir by holding base with one hand and pulling up on the container with the other to open ports for feeding. 7. Your feeder is now ready.

HANGING YOUR BIRD FEEDER

A sheltered southeastern exposure is best for hanging a bird feeder since birds like to feed in the sun and out of the wind. Birds also prefer to have a clear view over their feeding area so they can see any predators.

If this is the first bird feeder in your yard, you may have to wait several weeks for birds to discover it. To help them find the feeder faster, put a shiny pie pan with some seed in it underneath the feeder to attract birds in flight. Black oil sunflower seeds are a favorite among most birds. Water is also a natural attractant.

Hang your bird feeder away from trees, bushes, fences or buildings. Squirrels and other predators may use these to climb or jump onto the bird feeder. If you must hang the bird feeder on a tree, keep it at least six feet from the trunk or the tree limbs.

Add a squirrel baffle over the bird feeder to prevent squirrels from climbing down the wire used to hang the bird feeder. If you decide to use a free standing pole, it should be 5' high and 10' from the nearest tree.

Hummingbird feeders should be hung out of direct sunlight, since the sun can spoil the nectar. They should also be hung away from windy areas and out of reach of cats. If possible, place the hummingbird feeder in and around trumpeting flowers. This will help attract more birds to your hummingbird feeder.

BIRD FEEDER CARE

Caring for your bird feeder, caring for your hummingbird feeder

Keeping your bird feeder clean and full of fresh seed or fresh nectar is very important to the health of visiting birds.

It is recommended that you clean your seed bird feeder every two weeks and your hummingbird feeder every week. Clean your bird feeder more often in warmer weather.

A mild soap and water solution can be used, however; if the bird feeder needs additional cleaning, you can use diluted vinegar. Be sure to rinse completely. It is not recommended to place any bird feeder in the dishwasher to clean.

FAQ

What are the most popular bird seeds to use?

Black Oil Sunflower Seed is the most popular bird seed. It is much smaller than the traditional sunflower seed and best for those birds with smaller bills, such as the sparrow, junco and goldfinch. This seed is accepted by the greatest variety of birds.Mixed Seed is also popular. It is best to buy the mixes that contain white proso millet, a tiny cream colored seed with a shiny shell. Mixes containing finely cracked corn and black oil sunflower are also preferred by a large number of birds.Niger (Thistle Seed) is imported from Africa and Asia. Niger won't germinate, but it does have a tendency to become moldy due to lack of air circulation. If you notice mold on the seed, it must be removed from the feeder and the feeder must be cleaned thoroughly.

How do I clean my bird feeders?

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 a light water/bleach solution (9 parts water to 1 part bleach).3. Scrub feeder and allow to air dry.4. Rake and remove accumulated hulls and droppings from underneath the feeders.5. Spread mulch (bark or wood) under the feeder, replace mulch when soiled.6. Thoroughly wash hands after handling and cleaning feeders.

What is the importance of providing water for wild birds?

Wild birds need fresh, clean water just as much as they need seed. Birds stay healthy by using water not just for drinking, but also for bathing, cleaning their feathers and to remove parasites. Waterers are better options than bird baths because they provide birds with fresh, clean water that prevents dirt and debris from contaminating it. In hotter climates or seasons, providing water for birds makes it easy for them to have access to a water source and retain their energy. By adding a water source, you also can attract a larger variety of birds to your yard. You may even attract more colorful birds that don't eat seed, but are in need of water!

Is this feeder pole-mountable?

This feeder has a 1 inch hole in the base where a pole can be inserted for mounting. The pole will run the length of the feeder and will line up with an additional 1 inch slot in the lid.

Could you sell me the "hood" (or dome, bell-shaped copper on the top) only?

The copper colored dome is not sold separately; however, this feeder is covered by a one-year warranty.

Is the catch tray at the base metal or plastic?

The base tray for this feeder is made of plastic.

Rating: 3.8 of 5 stars 36 Reviews 36 Reviews 3.9 out of 5 Stars

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Seed Won't Stay In

    By BirdLover on Feb 23, 2021

    This feeder has small plastic caps for each tube - so there are 6 total. With just a few pecks, the finches can knock them out. We have had multiple instances of a whole tube of seed drain out onto the ground. It's just a flimsy design so we returned it.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Assembled with wrong parts

    By mjps on Jan 2, 2021

    I bought this as a replacement for my old Perky-Pet triple tube feeder. After noticing that one of the tubes was not emptying as fast as the others I disassembled the feeder. One of the feeding holes had the wrong part installed. In the attached picture the feeder hole guard on the left is the correct one. The one on the right is incorrect. Perky-Pet doesn't stock replacement parts so I'm stuck with a defective feeder.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Birds love this feeder

    By Faybaby on Feb 6, 2021

    This is my fourth feeder. The birds love it. Holds a lot of food so I don’t have to fill it but every week to a week and a half. Downside...when the pigeons come I have to replace it with my pigeon proof feeder.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    SUPER FEEDER

    By Birdies on Jan 30, 2021

    This feeder replaced its younger cousin which exploded on impact with the ground. It is EASILY twice the volume and super easy to fill- I’m ordering a second one right now!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Triple header bird feeder

    By LenD on Jan 2, 2021

    Terrific feeder. Does bring the birds out-only wish I could eliminate the Starlings! Sometimes difficult to figure which food works best-but it's all good. Any help on sending the Starlings somewhere other than my back yard?

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Squirrels Love it!

    By Chippo on Nov 20, 2020

    This feeder is really nice, at first. Easy to fill but easy to empty by squirrels! They hacked to feeder holes and removed the piece that controls the flow. The seed now just pours out the holes, rendering this feeder worthless. I am so disappointed to have spent the money on this feeder.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product

    By kpete on Dec 12, 2020

    Very attractive and well built. Ordered as gift for my daughter who is in to bird watching. She loved it and was very happy with it.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Will order from again

    By Redrocket on Jan 7, 2021

    Fast shipping, over boxed for extra protection, excellent communications, good fair pricing

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Cracked but keeping

    By Brown on Jul 16, 2020

    My wife and I were very excited to receive, unfortunately it was cracked on one side under cover (squirrel guard). Instead of going through the hassle of re-boxing and sending back, used Gorilla Glue. It seems to be holding. The feeder itself is great, just bummed about the crack.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Very very inaccurate advertising.

    By LindaJ1485 on Jul 13, 2020

    This bird feeder is by no means as effective as claims state. It is not squirrel resistant, it is of somewhat shoddy plastic and squirrels have no difficulty chewing the plastic ports off, resulting in an unusable feeder, as all the seed runs out the holes where the ports sued to be.

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