Platform Feeder Selection
A platform feeder is a great fit for those just beginning the hobby of bird feeding, as it is hassle-free to set up and simple to fill. Unlike a hopper feeder, which is hung from branches or awnings, a platform bird feeder either rests on a pedestal or is mounted on a bird feeder pole. It is also ideal because of its ability to serve both ground-feeding and perching birds.
Platform bird feeders are available in a number of stylish designs, including popular fly-through models, which feature an open-air wood frame that is particularly attractive to shy birds. Each and every platform feeder at the Backyard Chirper is sold at an affordable price, allowing you to experience the pleasure of bird feeding without breaking the bank.
It is a good product but it allows squirrels & other animals to crawl inside and prevent birds from getting there
I've been looking for a large platform feeder for some time and this one fills the bill. The high roof makes the feeder open and airy. We recently had 16 inches of snow and the roof did a great job of keeping the seed protected. It's well-made and is quite attractive. It is a bird magnet.
The birds like the feeder a lot.
Great feeder. Seems nicely made and is a good size for a few birds to feed at once. The jays and cardinals are much more frequent now since I'm using this to put out sunflower seeds and whole peanuts.
This product was exactly what I was looking for. Sturdy,good construction and easy to clean.
Most important is that rain water does not collect in the feeder. Still requires cleaning but seed doesn't rot.
I love it as much as the birds and squirrels do. It's been very entertaining. Feeder is well made. It's big enough for 6-8 big birds, like doves and bluejays and will hold many more little birds. Thank you Backyard Chirper.
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