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Barrier Guard Seed Cylinder Feeder - Copper

by Erva
Original price $79.99 - Original price $79.99
Original price
$79.99 - $79.99
Current price $79.99
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This Barrier Guard Seed Cylinder feeder offers a veritable bounty for your birds. And since it prevents squirrels and starling for eating everything offered, the little birds get a chance to enjoy the feast too!

Attracts the following birds: Bluebirds, chickadees, downy woodpeckers, titmice, nuthatches, orioles, mockingbirds, wrens, and occasionally warblers.

Product Details: 

  • Dimensions: 14" Wide, 8" High. 
  • Baffled feeder with center pin holds seed cylinders securely in place.
  • Elevator keeps seed off the bottom and drainage holes keep your seed cylinder dry.
  • Galvanized steel sheet and fully galvanized and vinyl coated barrier guard mesh. 
  • Top and bottom are powder coated in Erva's exclusive Copper Tint finish. 
  • The feeder is surrounded by sturdy 16 gauge vinyl coated wire mesh, the same durable material used to build lobster traps, with 1-1/2" openings. 
  • Keeps out starling and squirrels
This feeder features a hanging cable, but it may also be mounted on a 1" diameter pole by using a pole adaptor, sold separately.

This feeder accommodates the following tasty seed cylinder for your birds' enjoyment:


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Customer Reviews

Based on 11 reviews
Great feeder.

I bought this feeder to deter starlings that have recently become a problem. I bought it with the pole adapter to mount it. Since my pole was slightly larger than the advertised 1 inch diameter, I was able to use a smaller connector between the pole and adapter and mount it on my pole. I no sooner put it with the seed cylinder when the very persistent starling made an attempt at the seed. No dice! Frustrated, he flew off. It took less than a day for a goldfinch to try it out. He has become a regular. A few days later, the downy woodpecker started using it. This week, I'm seeing the dark eyed junco and now house finches at the feeder. Since I couldn't use the perch accessory with the pole mount, I created my own perches using stained 10 inch long craft sticks. They slide easily under the cage and anchor under the cylinder tray. This is the perfect feeder to deter starlings and other large birds!

Deters Starlings

I bought this because we were being over run by starlings and house finches. The cage challenged the starlings—a few could get their heads in to get a bite or two but most were thwarted. The downy woodpeckers can get in, but the big woodpeckers have to be bold enough to stick their heads in. Of course, the finches, titmice, chickadees and wrens are small enough to get in. We do not have a problem with squirrels because we use “squirrel stopper” poles to hang feeders. I changed to five Erva feeders with cages for suet, mealworm, and cylinders and they have reduced the onslaught of starlings.

Susannah Charlton

This feeder is wonderful for our bluebirds. The invasive starlings & grackles can’t fit through the mesh sides. Highly recommend this feeder!

Kathy Larson
Love it!!

I was skeptical to purchase this feeder as I read a couple reviews that said the orioles wouldn’t use it. I absolutely love this feeder!! It arrived very well packaged, material is top quality. I hung the feeder and within 15 minutes the orioles were enjoying it, and best of all the starlings were not! I am very impressed with Nature Niche and will def continue to purchase from them.

Diane taylor

I'm really disappointed because my birds are not going to it. I thought it would be great to keep the starlings and other annoying birds out. The birds are used to caged feeders but maybe having to go in so far is scary to them. I've had it up at least a couple weeks now.

It can take wild birds up to a month to adjust to a new type of feeder and feed. You might try adding some loose seed to the floor around the edges and set on top of the roof to encourage them to investigate what is inside. The perch accessory is also a nice addition, because the birds, including fledglings, can perch and look inside, deciding where and how they want to enter. Everyone's birds are different, and we think with a little more time they will figure it out.