12 Whimsical Winter Bird Feeders
Deck the backyard with these fun, festive (and functional!) winter bird feeders. We found seasonal suet feeders, peanut feeders and seed feeders.
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Mesh Gnome Winter Bird Feeder
This mesh gnome feeder holds 2 pounds of sunflower seed, a cardinal favorite. With his jolly belt, the gnome also looks a bit like Santa Claus. Give a few of these winter bird feeders as gifts to your bird loving friends.
Suet Ball Feeder
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Acorn Shaped Peanut Feeder
Attract more birds that eat peanuts, like nuthatches and jays, with this charming acorn shaped feeder. It’s made out of recycled plastic bottles, so it is durable enough to hold up in any winter weather.
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Wilderness Lantern Bird Feeder
You’ll feel like you’re in the Northwoods when you look at this lantern shaped feeder. The sides are dressed up with deer and trees. Birds like cardinals will feel comfortable feeding from the perches.
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Red Barn Bird Feeder
Escape to the country with this rustic red barn bird feeder. Birds such as mourning doves and juncos will love eating from the oversized feeding tray.
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Pine Metal Tube Bird Feeder
You’ll instantly feel a jolt of holiday spirit when you look at this tube feeder that is dressed up with pretty pine cones and evergreen branches. Tube feeders attract a wide variety of common backyard birds.
Birds and Berries Feeder
We love the pretty cardinals on this feeder. Plus, the bright red roof with stand out in the snow.
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Natural Log Seed Feeder
Throw another log on the fire and hang up winter bird feeders for the birds. Simply pour your favorite bird seed inside the hollowed out log and watch birds fly over for a feast. Bonus idea—smear peanut butter on the bark to attract more species.
Snowman Bird Feeder
If it’s too cold to build a snowman, add a touch of winter whimsy with a fun winter bird feeder. This fancy snowman is all dressed up with buttons and a cute hat. Winter finches will love eating seed from this mesh feeder.
Snowflake Suet Cage
Wishing for a snow day? Swap out your basic suet cage with this one that features a white metal snowflake frame around the outside. It’s just as easy to refill (just pop in a new suet cake) and clean as a traditional feeder.
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