Solar powered bird feeder

  • US 7,168,392 B2
  • Filed: 01/30/2006
  • Issued: 01/30/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/11/2002
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A bird feeder, comprising:

  • a canopy portion;

    a perch portion suspended below the canopy portion;

    a rechargeable electrical power source;

    a solar energy system carried by said canopy portion and conductively coupled to the electrical charging system for collecting solar energy, converting the solar energy into electrical energy, and transferring the electrical energy to the electrical charging system; and

    an LED lighting subsystem attached to said canopy portion and located above the perch portion, the LED lighting system being electrically coupled to said rechargeable electrical power source for receiving electrical energy therefrom and for illuminating at least a portion of said bird feeder so that said bird feeder is visible in low light conditions.

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