Heritage Farms Birds' Choice Powder-Coated Steel Squirrel Proof Bird Feeder
Some naysayers claim that the words "squirrel-proof bird feeder" are a misnomer and that nothing of the sort exists in this world. The Heritage Farms "Bird's Choice" feeder stands however as a lone beacon in a dark world full of ravenous squirrels, offering a spring-operated perch that prevents access to its seeds through a weight-activated sensor that shuts squirrels out! This powder-coated steel feeder also features seed level indicator windows for easy monitoring, as well as a customizable weight adjustment system that lets you tailor your feeder to fit certain species of birds. Holds up to 9 lbs. of seed at a time!
We love the feeder...the birds do as well. We were looking for a feeder to attract Cardinals. So far we've only seen a few actually feed from the perch...they feed mostly on the ground under the feeder. Perhaps it takes some time for them to feel comfortable with this need feeder in our yard. It's a nice sturdy feeder that is easy to fill. We mounted it on a pole. Looks great and should last a long time.
The birds love our new feeder. It is sturdy enough to allow the larger birds to use it without a problem. We are really happy to have bought It is a quality item.
The feeder I have is the single side & the birds seem to love it.I called the supplier & said there was as much seed on the ground as there was in the feeder.They sent me a screen to hold back some of the seed to prevent the seed from being pushed out of the feeder.It didn't work.None of the birds came back.I removed the screen & the birds came back.It must have been that the screen held back the larger seed & prevented the smaller seeds from coming forward. Other than that the feeder pulls in a lot of birds. I just have to clean the top every time I put more seed in it. Great feeder.
This feeder does exactly what it claims - feeds the birds, while foiling the squirrels. Watching the squirrels attempting to figure out how to get at the bird seed was very entertaining. We especially like the fact that it holds enough bird seed so that frequent refills are no longer necessary.
I purchased this for my grandson-in+law in Arkansas as his last feeder was destroyed by deer. I have had one for several years to prevent squirrels from eating the bird seed. We must have smart squirrels in California as they have become acrobats and have been able to get to the bird food anyway. Also I recommend that you make the perch out of metal as the squirrels have chewed threw the wooden perch. At least the squirrels have not been able to destroy the metal container.
It is easy to use, birds love it, and squirrels hate it! What more can one ask?
Great! Works well and has easy access to add bird food.
One of the best feeders I now own. It REALLY keeps the squirrels from getting all of the expensive seeds that they were getting before.
This bird feeder has confused the local squirrel population, but it has also taken the cardinals a month to try it out. We see all types of other birds use it. Overall, we are pleased with your product!
Just what I was looking for at the right price.
Positive: Quality, sturdy construction. Holds more seed than a cylinder feeder, requiring less frequent refills. Haven's seen any squirrels feeding. Minus: still working on best hanging position, when level, birds eat my chipped sunflower seed from front openings, & then I manually tip remaining seed (from back of feeder to front) - doesn't have the advantage that gravity provides in a cylinder feeder.
The way the "floor" slopes (or doesn't) does not allow the seeds to slide to the front. A similar one we have does. And, our local squirrel likes to sit on the roof and scoop the feed out of the tray. NOTHING IS squirrel proof!
I prefer a balance system on the bar rather than the spring that is currently on there.
Once I closed off the whole in the side, the squirrels gave up. It works better than any other feeder I've tried. Thanks!
My son bought me this feeder for Christmas two years ago. The squirrels have given up trying to get to the seeds and I now have many more birds feeding in my backyard. My only complaint is that too many of the seeds fall to the ground while the birds are feeding.
I like the bird feeder HF7511I I purchased! The order process was simple for the internet and the product was delivered as advertised. This is a good and easy site to maneuver. Keep up the good work.
This is a good feeder that is durable. I use two of them. If you use them, you should check them frequently for trapped birds. I have had to rescue smaller birds, such as juncos and chickadees that get trapped inside.
I must have very smart squirrels. They hang upside down off the side and eat the seed by sticking their heads under the bar. It is still a good bird feeder.
The feeder is a good product!
I bought this feeder so that my cardinals and other larger birds had more room to stand on the perch. However, they won't touch it! They will use the other feeders with the same food, even though there is not enough room for them to perch to eat, but will not go near the green feeder. I love the looks of it and it should have been perfect for our yard. :(
Our squirrels sit on the top of this feeder and reach to a corner of the front to snatch the seeds. I had to tape a plastic container across the top to block them from reaching the food. Other than that, the birds love it!
I had hoped that this feeder would solve my large bird problems, but it did not. Jays and Flickers were able to easily access it. Also, because it is accessible only from one side, it prevented more than 3-4 birds feeding at any one time. The clingers were fishing seed out of the tiny holes on the left and right sides.
I purchased this feeder to keep the blackbirds and other large mean birds from using it. It is on a pole with the squirrel proof baffle to protect the birds. I purchased this feeder two weeks ago and not one bird has used it. I purchased the best bird food to buy. No birds. This was an expensive feeder and I thought it was a good choice and it is not. NO BIRDS
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