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Capacity5 lb.
Dimensions29"h x 8.3"w x 8.3"d
ConstructionUV-stabilized polycarbonate, metal, NiCad battery
Instruction ManualClick here for the Yankee Flipper instruction manual
WarrantyDroll Yankees Forever Promise
Made InUSA & Taiwan
Prop 65 WarningWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and Bisphenol A (BPA), which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

2 Year Manufacturing Warranty: Register your product online here. Once you register, the Forever Promise covers all feeders, accessories and components from manufacturing and materials defects for 2 years or 24 months from date of purchase. Droll Yankees will repair or replace, at its discretion, any manufacturing defect in these products free of charge. The Forever Promise does not cover damage through normal wear and tear, weather, or bear, raccoon or other animal damage.

Lifetime Squirrel-Damage Warranty: If your feeder is badly damaged by squirrels, to the extent that the effectiveness of the feeder is compromised, The Forever Promise also includes a lifetime warranty against squirrel-damage on all our products.

Electrical Part Warranty: The Yankee Flipper Powerstick and AC/DC Adapter are warranted to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of one year from date of purchase. In the event of a manufacturing defect, Droll Yankees will replace the Powerstick and AC/DC Adapter free of charge. This warranty does not extend to damage through improper use, improper cleaning, weather.

Replacement Parts
  • Replacement Tube for the Yankee Flipper, Dipper, Tipper, and Whipper Sunflower/ Mixed Seed Feeders (YF30-55)
  • Yankee Flipper Cap and Bail Wire Assembly
  • Yankee Flipper Replacement Motor Base (YF03)
  • Yankee Flipper Base Assembly (YF01)
  • Yankee Flipper Replacement Hub, Washer and Nut (YF-HWN)
  • Yankee Flipper Replacement Powerstick (PWRSTK)
  • Replacement AC-DC Charger for the Yankee Flipper (AC/DC Adapter)

Birds That Use This Feeder

Type Of Feed

  • Foodtype mixed seed
    Mixed seed
  • Foodtype sunflower
Customer Reviews
3.4 Based on 52 Reviews
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    T. Wheeler
    United States United States
    Best bird feeder for life!

    I've had my Yankee Flipper for 10-15 years and it's still performing as well as it did the first day I hung it in my yard. It is excellent at deterring squirrels (although some of them never give up!), and a great feeder for birds. The only thing that has changed with the feeder over the years is that it's a little worse for the wear (I live in the NE; with NE winters). But Droll Yankee's customer support and the service they provide have assisted me each time I've had an issue with my feeder - from walking me through a tough time of dismantling the feeder/putting it back together, or with providing a new part, once they determine that that is what's causing my issue. They are truly the best!!

    William E.
    United States United States
    Best bird feeder ever! Period!

    Definitely squirrel proof. Built very well. In the spring the feed lasted nine days where I live! In the fall about 3 days. I use Black Oil Sunflower seeds mixed with a little Sunflower hearts. It will be the last bird feeder I will ever need. Forever! It's is that good! And finally, it's entertaining to watch the squirrels ride!

    ND P.

    This is THE BEST bird feeder I have ever found! The squirrels HATE it! Those tree rats cannot raid this feeder at all, and when they try to, what a show! The spinner is powerful. My search for the perfect feeder is over! I love this contraption. I have owned it for over 4 years and it is still going strong. I am going to buy more of them. Trust me, it is worth the price.

    Arthur C.

    Have had this feeder 20 years and replaced the battery 3 times. Today i am replacing the tube it is not grandson proof. 5 star is for its durability, workmanship. our squirrels over the years have given up on trying. the seeds that fall on the ground attract doves.squirrels,rabbits. to watch the squirrels and rabbits jockey for position is hysterical. This feeder attracts a wide variety of bird and will say it is #1 for bird watching. Red tail hawks like the feeder too!

    More Birds

    Hello Arthur, Thank you for contacting Droll Yankees. Are you using a mixed seed in your Yankee Flipper? If so, the smaller seeds such as milo or millet could be coming out of the feeder due to their size, which makes them fall out of the feeder more easily. We would recommend using exclusively black-oil sunflower seeds, as they stay inside the unit much better. If you are using a large seed and are still experiencing this problem, there could be possible damage to your silo assembly, the part that distributes the seed to the feeding holes. If you have any additional questions or concerns, please call our Customer Service Department at 1-800-352-9164 and any one of our Customer Service Reps will be happy to assist you. Our hours are 7 am – 4:30 pm Mon-Fri (EST). Thank you for flying with our flock!

    Maureen M.

    I bought this bird feeder over a year ago and it is fantastic. It does everything it promises. Actually the one I currently own withstood TWO black bear attacks and is still running. It’s a little beat up and I may replace it in the future but for now it still works!