• Patented squirrel-proof design
  • Weight adjustable closing mechanism
  • Proven Seed Saver Technology
  • Patented Seed Tube Ventilation system
  • Chew proof, rust proof, RoxResin seed tray
  • Unlimited Customer Care


Openings in the bottom section of the metal mesh shroud align with the seed tray, providing birds access to the food. When a squirrel climbs onto the feeder, its weight automatically forces the metal mesh shroud down, closing access to the seed. Squirrels and some large birds are foiled but not harmed in any way.



Standard Weight Adjustable for Selective Feeding The patented adjustable spring mechanism controls how much weight the metal mesh shroud will support, allowing the birds to feed. Any additional weight will activate the closing mechanism. Use the feeder at the factory setting before making any adjustments.
 Standard-UP To Decrease Adjustment Setting (-) Rotate the green dial at the top of the feeder counter clock­wise. The red indicator below the dial will move up from the previous setting reducing spring tension. This decreases the weight required to close access to the food.
 Standard-DOWN To Increase Adjustment Setting (+) Rotate the green dial at the top of the feeder clockwise. The red indicator below the dial will move down from the previous setting increasing the spring tension. This increases the weight required to close access to the food



Standard hanging

Freedom to locate your feeder

Now that you no longer have to worry about squirrels, you are now free to locate your feeder just about anywhere. Position your feeder over your favorite window, by your deck or in a nearby tree, for those great close-up views. Use wall brackets, branch and extension hooks to help you hang your feeder.


Detachable Component System™

Read instructions below or visit our Instructional Videos page. Squirrel Buster Standard has been designed to dismantle easily for filling and cleaning.

Image 1 1. Lift the Negative Grip tube Image 2 2. Unhook the hanger Image 3-1 3. Lift off the metal mesh shroud
Image 4 4. Fill with seed Image 5 5. Replace shroud Image 1 6. Insert hooked end of hanger
Image 7-1 7. Slide Negative Grip Tube over hanger hook

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8. Hang feeder


The need for clearance

Remember it’s the squirrel’s weight that triggers the closing mechanism. If a squirrel can reach over from a nearby foothold and avoid placing weight on the feeder, he will have access to the seed ports. Allow for at least 18 inches or 47 cm of clearance around the feeder. This will force the squirrel to climb onto the feeder, thus triggering the closing mechanism.

Grip Tube

Negative Grip Tube™

The negative grip tube prevents squirrels from grabbing the wire hanger with their hind legs, hanging alongside the feeder and defeating the closing mechanism.

Patented seed Tube Ventilation System™

Transparent seed tubes are like greenhouses, they trap solar energy. Traditional seed tube cover designs block the escape of heated air. The patented Seed Tube Ventilation System in Squirrel Buster Standard, permits humidity and warm air to escape through vents at the top of the feeder. The escaping air is replaced by fresh air entering through the seed ports. The seed remains fresher and attracts more birds.


Squirrel Buster StandardTM Hassle Free Warranty

Squirrel Buster Standard is guaranteed to be free of material or manufacturing defects and against squirrel damage for a period of 24 months from the date of purchase. Brome Bird Care’s sole responsibility will be to repair or replace a defective or damaged product. The warranty applies only when the product is used according to manufacturer’s instructions. The warranty does not apply to damage from attempted or unauthorized repairs, cosmetic scratches from squirrels or other animals, damage from accidents, dropped or fallen feeders, improper handling, shipping, misuse, abuse, neglect or damage from chipmunks, raccoons, bears or other animals. No other warranties expressed or implied are made. Brome Bird Care shall not be responsible for any incidental or consequential damages. Proof of purchase and the prepaid return of a defective part or product may be required by Brome Bird Care.

All warranty claims must be made by calling Brome Bird Care customer Care at 1-800-856-5685. To activate your 24 month factory warranty, please complete and return the warranty registration card enclosed with the product or FILL THE REGISTRATION FORM BELOW.

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What seed should I feed wild birds?

Black Oil Sunflower Seed is a good all-round birdseed. Specialty wild bird stores carry seed blends and information specific to your area. A little guidance from these experts will help you attract more birds. Avoid blends that use fillers such as cracked corn, wheat and millet. These fillers are thrown to the ground by the birds and can attract unwanted species.

When should I feed birds?

Any time of year is a good time to feed the birds! Feeding birds during the fall and winter months helps them survive the cold weather. Nature’s natural food supply is actually at its lowest in the spring, also making it an important feeding season. During the summer birds are establishing their territory, nesting and raising their young. This is a time of high activity for birds and a steady supply of dry seed is a welcome addition to their diet.

What happens if I stop feeding the birds?

Mother Nature has always provided for the birds. Birdseed from feeders is a bonus for wild birds and provides only a part of their nutritional needs. If you stop feeding the birds, they will continue roving to feed from natural sources just as they did before you began feeding them.

Do metal perches cause harm?

There is some concern that birds’ feet will stick to metal perches in freezing weather. This cannot and does not happen. Birds do not have sweat glands in their feet and never stick to metal objects such as wire fences or radio and television antennas.

What about chipmunks, raccoons, bears and other critters? Standard-Clipped-on

Squirrel Buster Standard is absolutely squirrel proof, bur is not designed to deter chipmunks, raccoons, bears and other critters that can damage the feeder. Raccoons can damage the feeder when they drop it to the ground and roll it around to extract the seed. This can be minimized by latching your feeder with a snap hook that is secured with a tie wrap. Birdseed is attractive to a wide variety of wild animals. Usually these animals are nocturnal. If you have a problem, we recommend that you take your feeder in at night.

How long before birds come to a new feeder?

It could take several weeks for birds to feel comfortable around a new feeder. Birds have to find the feeder by sight and then make sure that it is safe. They are constantly aware of the threat of predators and will take the time to check out the surroundings. Placing the new feeder near bushes or trees will give the birds natural hiding places. To keep food clean and fresh, only fill about half full, until the activity on your feeder increases.

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