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.
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.
I already reviewed this feeder and sent you a picture. I am using it as a stone mailbox decoration
Really love this feeder, easy to see the birds and holds a lot of seed. Worked best with black oil sunflower seeds.
I ordered this platform-green roof birdfeeder for our backyard. We love it and it is a welcomed addition to our backyard.
One of the best feeders ever! My birds love it. It is so easy to clean too. I wish I had room for more of them! It is well constructed and should hold up through our harsh winters.
I just installed my feeder yesterday and am already loving it, as do the birds. It's very well-built and the size is great. It's a little pricey considering it doesn't come with a flange or a pole, but I still think it's going to prove to be a great investment. I've been wanting a tray feeder for a while and with the hopper, now I can enjoy the benefits of both types of feeders. Also, I loved how the shipping was free and extremely quick. I would definitely buy from this website again.
Love it, the birds much more than I do Very very easy to clean and use, design is very pleasing to look at and blends in well with other feeders
- A Definitive Guide to Wild Bird Food - Wild birds eat an array of foods, including everything from seeds and fruit to mealworms and beef fat. This guide covers all the foods you can give backyard birds and the species each will attract.
- Winter Bird Feeding Guide - With frigid temperatures and harsh storms, it's extremely important to provide birds with a friendly environment in your yard throughout winter.
- How to Attract Birds With Mealworms - Using mealworms will attract different types of birds to your yard other than those who eat bird seed. Since mealworms require more work, here are some tips and suggestions for attracting birds with mealworms.
- Tips To Protect Your Bird Feeder From Bears - With their persistent strength and keen smell, bears are a major menace to bird feeders. Here are some helpful tips for keeping bears away from your feeder.
- How to Attract Rose-Breasted Grosbeaks - For residents in the eastern half of the United States, the Rose-Breasted Grosbeak is one of the most attractive and desired backyard birds. If you'd like to lure this bird to your yard, here's some advice to keep in mind.
- How To Clean Your Bird Feeder - Cleaning your bird feeder each month is vital to keeping wild birds safe from infection by salmonella and other bacteria. If you have a backyard bird feeder, here are some tips for cleaning it thoroughly.
- Five Inexpensive Ways To Squirrel Proof Your Bird Feeder - Squirrels can be a frustrating menace to any bird enthusiast by stealing food. Here are a few tips to squirrel-proof your birdfeeder.
- Main Types of Bird Feeders - brief description of the main types of bird feeders