Best Bird Feeders – Buyer’s Guide

Best Bird Feeders – Buyer’s Guide

Currently we have some feed containers in their cages but that was not enough so we thought about to buy bird feeders. So here it goes. Now I have some birds as pets which my family loves to play around. Some of them are

  • Parrots
  • Parakeets
  • Love Birds of different colors (Green, Yellow and White [Yes i know, White!!])
  • Chickens
  • Finches

Now with keeping these birds as parrots there was a problem on how to keep them fed on a regular basis. We have kept some of the birds in different cages so yes the problem rose about their feeders.

Best Bird Feeders For Blue Jays And Cardinals

best bird feeders for blue jay
Closeup of a Blue Jay

First the question arises What do Blue Jays eat?

They love to feed on peanuts, sunflower seeds, and corn, acorns, insects, and fruit.

Birds Choice Whole Peanut

It has following features

  • Specially Designed Feeding Hole Ports
  • Perforated Removable Screen Base
  • Made From Recycled Plastic
  • No Assembly Required

This is a whole peanut in the shell feeder. Works great for feeding blue jays and also woodpeckers. Made from recycled plastic. Its dimensions are 7 x 10 x 15 inches and weighs 4 pounds. The reservoir is approx. 14 inches tall x 6 inches square and holds 2-1/4 quarts of peanuts. The inside is about 12x4x3″ (30x10x8cm) and the sides add about an inch of thickness, so outside it’s ~5″ (12cm).

Pros:

  1. The sides are removable and slide out, you have to unscrew the top that doesn’t fold up to remove the other side.
  2. Large hopper , holds a lot of peanuts

Cons:

  1. It isn’t squirrel proof.
  2. The lid only flips open over one side, which means the opening is rather small to fill through

Akarden Window Bird Feeder

Features:

  • 100% clear, made of clear acrylic design, condensation will not build up between the window and the feeder, great for homes, garden, condos, dorms, you and your family can enjoy bird watching from the comfort of your home.
  • Window bird feeder comes with extra strong suction cups which makes it a easy and quick installation. Simply attach the suction cups to any window without a screen. These are very strong and won’t fall off from winds or rain.
  • Weatherproof Housing, Feed Tray Drain Holes, Extended Roof and 4 Suction Cups! Dual compartment Seed Tray Drains Water to Keep your seed Free from mold. Overhanging roof keeps the birds dry while they feed, giving you more time to watch them up close!
  • Removable design makes it easy and convenient to clean and refill your window bird feeder with fresh seed without having to remove the entire feeder.

Weatherproof Housing, Feed Tray Drain Holes, Extended Roof and 3 Suction Cups! Dual compartment Seed Tray Drains Water to Keep your seed Dry and Free from mold and mildew so your birds can feed safely. Overhanging roof keeps the birds dry while they feed, giving you more time to watch them up close!

Just remove the sliding feed tray and refill from inside your house! No need to remove the entire feeder, just remove the tray and refill without having to reposition or remount your window bird feeder.

Its size is 11.8 x 4.1 x 5.5 inches and weighs 1.45 pounds.

Pros:

  • The seed tray have drainage holes in the bottom of it.

Cons:

  • If the various species birds rely on my one big ground feeder, the mourning doves tend to bully the smaller seed eaters within the pecking order.

Peaceful Classics Bird Feeder

Features:

  • Size – 20″ Width x 15″ Depth x 6″ Height. A rope goes from its shoulder to shoulder allowing the decorative bird feeder to be hung on any hook or branch.
  • Enjoy The Beauty Of Wild Birds Without Needing Binoculars – These high quality Amish made bird feeders let you watch birds in your yard all day long. You can enjoy bird watching from the comfort of your home while drinking your morning coffee, making dinner, or working at your desk.
  • Easy Filling – The unique design of this hanging bird feeder lets you easily refill bird seed into the Blue Jay head. Simply bend the hinge open and pour sunflower seeds, peanuts, millet, flax, or any wild bird feed mix.
  • Hours Of Enjoyment For Children, Cats, & Older People – This beautiful Blue Jay window bird feeder is a great way to teach kids about nature or keep a curious cat occupied all day. It attracts all kinds of different wild birds like sparrows, doves, jays, chickadees, and juncos depending on the type of feed you use and is one of the best gifts for elderly.

It size is 24.2 x 12.5 x 7.9 inches and weighs 5.8 pounds.

Pros:

  • Super easy to refill.

Tadge Goods Window Bird Feeder for Outside

Features:

  • 3 Bonus Heavy Duty Hook Suction Cups
  • ENJOY BIRD WATCHING – This window mounted bird feeder is see-through, making is fun to enjoy colorful wings, bird calls, and feathers up close.
  • THREE-SECTION DESIGN – Fitted with two seed, nut or fruit trays with ventilated drain bottoms, each clear acrylic bird feeder also has a built-in water drink section!
  • BIGGER, MORE ACCESSIBLE DESIGN – Each wild bird feeder offers a 5” opening perfect for giving cardinals, finches, orioles and other birds plenty of landing room.
  • WEATHER-RESISTANT DURABILITY – These hanging bird feeders are crafted with a heavier-duty transparent acrylic that’s squirrel proof and weather resistant!
  • Three-Section Food and Water Holder
  • Transparent, Heavy Duty Acrylic
  • Weather Resistant Design
  • Built-In Drain Holes for Fresher Seeds
  • Convenient Dividers
  • Ultra-Strong Suction Cups (3)
  • Easy to Remove, Refill and Clean
  • X-Large Opening (5”)
  • 4″x12″ feeder tray size.

It has a size of 13.9 x 8.5 x 6.8 inches and weighs 2.54 pounds.

Pros:

  • Squirrel Proof When Placed High
  • Plenty of room

Regal Art & Gift Fat Bird with Feeder Accessories

Features:

  • Size: 9″X4″X17.25″
  • Material: Metal
  • Wire mesh body
  • Holds 1 lb. of seed
  • Metal chain with hook included for hanging

Its dimensions are 9.8 x 8.6 x 4.6 inches and weighs 11 ounces.

Ibrahim

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