The Best Blue Jay Bird Feeders for Peanuts

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Draw more clever blue jays into your yard by serving birdseed on a tray feeder, or try a blue jay feeder specifically designed for peanuts.

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Peanut Wreath Blue Jay Feeder

Attract more backyard birds by feeding peanuts. Blue jays are very smart and they will gladly take on the challenge of removing whole peanuts in the shell from this metal wreath feeder. And you’ll enjoy watching them!

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Peanut Picnic Table Feeder

Watch the blue jays enjoy a peanut picnic on this adorable picnic table feeder. The table includes a blue enameled steel bowl that you can easily remove for cleaning. Squirrels or chipmunks may also stop by for a visit and a nutty snack. Keep in mind that this feeder does not have a hanging hook, however, you can mount it to a fence or place it on a flat surface.

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Blue Jay Tray Feeder

This tray feeder is perfect for the ultimate blue jay lover. The bottom half is a tray feeder with a mesh bottom for drainage, which we know these loud, boisterous birds prefer. The top half, shaped out of wood to look like a flying jay, offers shade and protection from rain.

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Blue Jay Bird Feeder

Fill this blue jay feeder up with sunflower seed to attract clever jays (and more beautiful songbirds like finches, grosbeaks, titmice and cardinals) to your backyard.

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Lighthouse Shaped Peanut Feeder

Sometimes it seems like blue jays have special peanut vision, so give them a beacon in the backyard. This lighthouse shaped bird feeder holds a large amount of shelled peanuts, so there will be plenty to go around for the woodpeckers, nuthatches and blue jays. The durable metal mesh will deter squirrels from chewing on it.

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Gray Bunny Peanut Feeder

Have a smaller bird feeding station but still want to attract blue jays? Try this classic tube shaped peanut feeder. It’s so easy to refill and clean, plus serving a smaller amount at a time means the peanuts won’t spoil. Smaller peanut eating birds like red breasted nuthatches and downy woodpeckers will love it, too.

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Woodlink Platform Bird Feeder

Jays are large backyard birds, so this open platform feeder gives them plenty of space to spread out while they search for a meal. Mourning doves also prefer these feeders.

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Lori Vanover
Lori Vanover is the senior digital editor for Birds & Blooms. She has a bachelor's degree in agricultural and environmental communications from the University of Illinois. Lori enjoys growing vegetables and flowers for pollinators in her backyard gardens. She also is an avid bird-watcher.