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The Best-Selling Bird Feeders of 2021

In the market for a new feeder for your backyard birds? Check out the best-selling bird feeders that customers can't stop buying.

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First Nature Hummingbird Feeder

Your thirsty hummingbirds will love drinking sugar-water from this feeder. There’s 10 feeding stations to reduce territorial behavior. The red top and base will catch the birds’ attention. Add an ant moat to deter pesky insects.

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Flower Oriole Feeder

With this adorable oriole feeder, you can skewer oranges to the spikes and fill the cup with grape jelly. Birds can perch on the metal flower petals to eat.

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Twinkle Star Wild Bird Feeder

This is a classic hopper style feeder in a hexagon shape. Seed flows out on the bottom for birds to eat. The roof blocks birds from rain and offers shade. The clear sides let you easily see when the feeder needs refilling or cleaning.

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2-Pack Saucer Hummingbird Feeders

This is one of the best hummingbird feeders because it’s so simple, and it is harder for bees and wasps to reach the sweet stuff. Just snap off the top, pour in the nectar and hang it up on a hook or pole. And two feeders means you can feed twice as many hummingbirds!

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Window Bird House Feeder

Want to see more birds up close? This clear plastic feeder attaches right to your window with four strong suction cups. We like that there’s two divided feeding trays (which remove for cleaning), so you can offer more than one type of food or seed. Try filling one side with mealworms and one side with sunflower seeds.

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Kaytee Finch Feeder Yellow, 4 Socks

Goldfinches don’t need expensive or fancy feeders. These soft mesh sock feeders are popular for a reason—they attract tons of tiny songbirds to feast on thistle seed. This pack includes two replacement socks and a dome shaped reservoir with a hanging cable.

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Kaytee Wild Bird Mealworm & Nut Mesh Feeder

We love a bird feeder that is multi-purpose. You can fill this one up with peanut pieces, sunflower seeds or mealworms. Reviewers say they attracted bluebirds, titmice, chickadees and wrens.

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Squirrel Buster Standard Feeder

Feed lots of birds but keep the squirrels away with this squirrel-proof bird feeder made by Brome. The weight of a squirrel closes off access to the seed. Also try these top-rated bird feeder squirrel baffles.

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Pennington Cedar 2 in 1 Wild Bird Bath and Wild Bird Feeder

Looking for a tray feeder and also a birdbath? You’re in luck, because this product can be both! Just add the included plastic water tray insert to give your birds a fresh drink. Or remove it and fill the feeder with seed or mealworms to attract ground-feeding birds. Birdbaths may attract bird species that don’t typically come to feeders, such as robins and warblers.

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Pennington Classic Cedar Nature’s Friend Wild Bird Feeder

Just fill this feeder up with seed and you’ll have birds like cardinals and chickadees coming to visit your yard in no time. A hanging cable is included for convenience. It’s crafted of weather-resistant red cedar wood for a classic look.

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Perky-Pet Oriole Jelly Wild Bird Feeder

Grape jelly loving orioles won’t be able to resist this orange-colored feeder. Try this special oriole nectar recipe to attract them. You also might lure in other birds like gray catbirds and tanagers.

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North States Blue Cottage Bird Feeder

Dreaming of your own charming New England vacation cottage? Us too! At least you can get one for the backyard birds. Lift off the chimney top to refill the hopper-style feeder with more seed. We recommend picking up a bird seed scoop and funnel for this feeder.

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More Birds Jumbo Songbird Mixed Seed Tube Feeder

You can’t ever go wrong with a basic tube feeder. Several species of birds seem to prefer these types of feeders the best. Fill it up with sunflower or safflower seed. You can hang the feeder on a hook or attach it directly to a pole.

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Perky-Pet Panorama Feeder

This eye-catching copper feeder will look pretty in your backyard, and you’ll attract lots of pretty birds such as cardinals and finches. If you don’t like the copper color, you can also choose from blue, brown or red.

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Perky-Pet Green Squirrel-Be-Gone II Wild Bird Feeder

This feeder deters squirrels because their weight pushes down the perch, blocking access to the seed inside. You can also make the springs on the perch more sensitive to block out bully birds like grackles and blackbirds. But your favorite small songbirds can still eat undisturbed.

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Lantern Hopper Feeder

This metal hopper feeder is designed to look like a decorative garden lantern. It holds more than 4 pounds of bird seed! We think it would be a beautiful addition to a pollinator garden.

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C&S Ez Fill Suet Basket Wild Bird Feeder

This is the most basic type of suet feeder available, and it’s an affordable way to expand the menu for backyard birds. Simply open the hinged door, slide in a suet cake and you’re all set!

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Perky-Pet Tulip Garden Lantern Bird Feeder, Copper

This oversized hopper feeder holds up to six pounds of seed! It also features a wraparound feeding tray for cardinals and other larger songbirds. The top locks down and stays put, so squirrels can’t get inside. We like that it’s clear, so you can easily see when you need to clean or refill this feeder.

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PetFusion Tranquility Window Bird Feeder

This window feeder includes an extra large removable seed tray and rubber coated perches to entice a variety of birds. The pitched roof and drainage holes protect birdseed from spring and summer showers.

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Wild Delight Sock Finch Feeder

While sock feeders may not be as durable as tube feeders or metal mesh finch feeders, you sure can’t beat the convenience. It is refillable; just be sure to discard and replace the sock when the fabric gets dirty or torn.

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Perky-Pet Seed Ball Wild Bird Feeder

Smaller songbirds like house finches and purple finches can cling right to this metal mesh feeder, but squirrels won’t be able to chew through it. Rain water will drain right out so seed won’t spoil.

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Perky-Pet Antique Bottle Hummingbird Feeder

Lots of hummingbirds will be drawn to this attractive red glass bottle feeder. Just don’t add red food coloring to your homemade nectar—it doesn’t help and may be harmful for the birds.

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Check out this hummingbird feeder that looks just like a ferris wheel!

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Droll Yankees Yankee Flipper Motorized Bird Feeder

If the squirrels are driving you nuts, try this popular motorized bird feeder that spins them right off. You’ll definitely be entertained watching their efforts to gain access to the seed.

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Lori Vanover
Lori Vanover is the senior digital editor for Birds & Blooms. She enjoys growing vegetables in containers and raised beds and watching for birds in her backyard.

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