The 10 Best Bird Feeders for Your Wintertime Yard

This winter, keep the birds happy and fed with one of these fully functionally yet delightfully decorative feeders.

Avian Bird Feeder

Squirrel Proof Bird Feeder

The Avian Bird Feeder holds 18 lbs. of pure or mixed seeds and features six acrylic seed ports with steel perches. The surrounding cage allows only small birds to feed, keeping larger birds and squirrels out. The all-steel hopper is vented to keep seed fresh and a pull-out base makes for easy cleaning. Available on Amazon; $95.84.

Birdseed Ornaments

Wild Bird Seed

Packaged in a festive box and wrapped with twine, these Birdseed Ornaments are as perfect for bird lovers as they are for birds. Sold in sets of two, cakes are handmade of a nutrient-rich blend of seeds. Available at; $16.99. via PortlandCraftCo

Tubular Feeder

Hanging Bird Feeders

This decorative feeder features three tubes that allow for seed variety. Think of it as a bird buffet. Featuring Craftsman-like styling and a rustic metal finish, it offers an 8 lb. seed capacity and 9 feeding stations. It can be pole mounted or hung. Available at; $46.99.

Birdscapes Feeder

Metal Bird Feeders

This Birdscapes feeder holds 12 lbs. of seed and features a Sure-Lock sensitive bar that keeps squirrels out. Finished in brushed nickel with embossed roof and adjustable perching station, the clear windows make it easy to monitor seed levels. Feeder can either hung or pole mounted. Available on Amazon; $46.04.

Mesh Multi-Tier Feeder

Multi Level Bird Feeder

This all-metal, multi-tier mixed seed feeder has a 4 lb. seed capacity and wire mesh design that attracts both clingers and perchers. It is ideally suited for thistle and peanuts or sunflower seeds and includes a baffle to disperse seed evenly. Holds up to 15 birds and features drainage holes to discourage water pooling. Available on Amazon; $38.97.

Suet Sanctuary

Suet Bird Feeders

Use this Suet Sanctuary to protect your suet cakes from gray squirrels. The distance of the Havenguard fencing to the suet cake inside is calculated to be enough to keep it out of reach from clawing paws. Downy woodpeckers, chickadees and other suet-loving clingers can eat in peace. Available on Amazon; $54.95.

Country Style Feeder

Squirrel Proof Bird Feeders

The Squirrel-Be-Gone™ wild bird feeder features a weight activated perch bar that closes to prevent squirrels from accessing the seed. Adjustable springs can also be calibrated to accommodate different birds sizes and keep away. It comes in a classic country style design with all metal construction and a removable roof peak for easy filling. Available on Amazon; $43.59.

Cobalt Twin Feeder

Double Bird Feeder

This Cobalt Twin Feeder offers two seed compartments allowing you to feed multiple species of birds at the same time. Birds can feed from perches, screen or tray, while a seed diverter helps the contents flow easily into the feeding area. Built-in drainage holes keep the seed dry and fresh. Available on Amazon; $76.79 for a set of two.

Circle Birdfeeder

Circle Birdfeeder

Offering a unique twist on traditional feeders, this circular design is crafted of durable acrylic. It comes with a suction cup to stick directly to your window so you can watch the birds come and go as you enjoy your morning meal. Available on Amazon; $22.99.

Green Seed Balls

Seed Balls

Hang these all-metal seed balls anywhere you want to watch small clinging birds enjoying nutritious sunflower seeds. Mesh and drainage holes on the bottom let rain and moisture run through so seeds won't sprout or get soggy. Each seed ball holds 1-1/4 lbs. of sunflower seed and measures 6" diameter. Available on Amazon; $19.99.

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