06408788 is referenced by 36 patents.

A seed port, intended to permit dispensing large and small seeds from the same feeder, can be used with a bird feeder having a columnar reservoir for the containment of bird seed wherein the seed port has a platform with an opening that attaches to the reservoir in alignment with an opening in the reservoir. The seed port further provides a trough and a hinged lid with a small opening that will alternatively deny access to the trough while permitting access to seeds in the reservoir; or deny access to seeds in the reservoir while permitting access to seeds in the trough.

Title
Bi-modal seed port for bird feeder
Application Number
9/826775
Publication Number
6408788 (B1)
Application Date
April 6, 2001
Publication Date
June 25, 2002
Inventor
James Roberts Obenshain
Peebles
OH, US
Robert Paul Lieb
Peebles
OH, US
Agent
Neal O Willmann
US
Assignee
Cedar Works
OH, US
IPC
A01K 61/02
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