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Universal Birdbath Top - Loam Brown

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    Ceramic brown stained clay natural birdbath top with stripes
    Ceramic brown stained clay natural birdbath top with stripes view of back

    Product Details

    Need a replacement birdbath top for your pedestal? We are here to help! We know sometimes accidents happen and we forget to bring in our birdbath tops for the winter or maybe some local wildlife came through your yard with no regard for your birdbath and knocked your top off. Whatever the case may be, we have you covered. 

    If you are unsure which set you have, please use our contact form to reach out or give us a call to confirm which top you need.

    Our Birdbath tops are 100% American Made and handcrafted with Ohio clay. Burley is the last American made pottery factory around, we use the lost art of Jiggering as well as a hydraulic press to create some of the most unique and beautiful pottery in the US.   

    Top Only: 16.5”d x 3.75”h 
    Weight: 10lbs
    Non-Locking & Non Glazed Interior

    Care Instructions

    Place your birdbath away from foliage where predators hide.
    Place your birdbath a few yards from trees so that birds can perch on limbs and groom themselves.
    Keep water fresh to attract birds and prevent algae.
    Add Burley Clay’s birdbath fillers or rocks for birds to land on when drinking or bathing.
    To prevent water from freezing in your birdbath in the winter use a de-icer.
    If your birdbath cannot be maintained in the winter turn your birdbath top over or take indoors. Freezing water may cause cracking.


    Does it freeze?
    A: Yes. Our products are not freeze-proof and if any water is allowed to sit in the tops and freeze, it will cause cracking and then will break. Winter storage is always recommended to prevent any damages. You can get full year use out of your birdbath if you use a birdbath heater for the colder months.

    Are the glazes safe and free of toxins?
    A: Yes, all of our glazes are safe for the birds. All of our glazes are free of lead and cadmium.

    Will the handpainting fade?
    A: Unfortunately yes, but this takes many, many years. Like most things left outdoors, they will eventually fade. If you have one of our Handpainted birdbath sets and see your piece fading, you can find Outdoor Paint and touch it up for a personal touch. 

    Is it really made with local Ohio clay?
    A: Yes it really is made right here in Roseville, Ohio! We have a local clay mine, which is dug weekly and hauled down the road a few miles to our factory in Roseville. Everything is made on site here, from dirt to finished product and then shipped directly to you. We make about half of our glazes ourselves and source the others from our friends at Mayco in Columbus, OH!

    My top broke on my birdbath, is there anything I can do?
    A: Sadly no, once they are broken there is not much you can do. Most glues are not safe for the wildlife that will be enjoying your birdbath. If you only have hairline cracks in your top and want to prevent further damage - we recommend using FlexSeal Clear. Once the sealant has cured for 24hrs, it is safe for the birds.

    How do I clean my birdbath?
    A: Use a wildlife friendly cleaner to scrub any dirt and gunk away. Some of our staff use a bucket of hot water and some Comet to clean theirs. Just mix comet with the water and scrub until clean. Rinse thoroughly Do not let the mixture soak in the bath.

    How do I clean the Birdbath Fillers?
    A: You can clean the fillers the same way as you clean the birdbath tops. Use a wildlife friendly cleaner and a good scrub brush to scrub the gunk off the fillers and then rinse them off really well. Don't let the fillers sit in the solution for too long either.

    My item arrived broken, now what do I do?
    A: If any of your items arrive broken, don't sweat it! Take a picture of the damaged item(s) and send it to us in an email with your name & address and we will send out a replacement at no cost to you. 
    Our email is : contact@burleyclay.com

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 9 reviews

    Just what I had in mind, and excellent quality as well!

    Paula Embury
    Thank YOU Burley!

    I luv'd that the shipping was fast, the pottery packed with such care that it arrived undamaged :-)
    Having a bird bath makes me so happy......

    JeAnn Trois
    Birdbath Top

    I was in a big need for additional birdbath tops. I searched high and low with no success. It’s unreal that garden centers will only sell birdbaths as a set. Most people usually end up needing just the top. Well, my search was over when I searched the internet and found exactly what I needed and was looking for. Such a great company I may add!!! I would love to leave reviews every chance I get but this one needed to be submitted. Not only were the tops shipped very quickly they were packaged with care. I purchased 3! Thank you Burley Pottery for a wonderful transaction, service and understanding of your customers needs. You will be my go to for additional products as needed. Thank you and God Bless you and your company!

    Fionnuala O'Brien
    Universal Birdbath Top - Loam Brown

    Love this birdbath top - the birds use it daily to drink and bathe. Looks great in my garden!

    raymond ambrose
    Birdbath top

    Love it, hope it survives the deer taking drinks…

    We are happy to hear you love your new birdbath top! We are going to send you a strip of our Birdbath Adhesive in the mail to help with any deer passing by who might want a drink. The adhesive is great with our sets that do not lock and help secure the top to the pedestal while making it removable for cleanings and winter storage!