7 Large Capacity Bird Feeders to Feed a Crowd

Want to feed more birds? Find the perfect large capacity bird feeder to attract lots of feathered friends to your backyard.

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bird feeding station
Via Gardener's Supply Company

Large Bird Feeding Station

To feed lots of birds, you need a sturdy bird feeder pole. Bring all your large capacity bird feeders together in one handy place with this four-arm station. A bird bath and feeding tray are included, but the other hanging feeders shown here are not. 

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Tube bird feeder
Via Merchant

Triple Tube Bird Feeder

One of our favorite picks of tube bird feeders, this triple tube copper feeder gives you the option of serving three types of seed at once—and up to 10 pounds of it! Twelve feeding ports give birds plenty of room to snack.

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Via Chewy.com

Large Capacity Finch Feeder

Feed a multitude of birds at once with this 20-port finch feeder. There’s plenty of perches for the whole flock! Here’s how to attract more goldfinches to your yard.

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barn large capacity bird feeder
Via Tractorsupply.com

Red Barn Bird Feeder

Serve up to 8 pounds of seed in this large capacity bird feeder that looks just like a country red barn. The cupola on the roof comes off for easy filling, and the tray is removable for cleaning the feeder

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seed and suet feeder
Via Farmandfleet.com

Large Hopper Feeder With Suet Holders

This dual hopper and suet feeder is built to last. The sloped roof will keep seed dry on rainy days. A large perching area will allow plenty of birds to join the feast. Just getting started feeding birds? Here’s the 10 types of bird feeders you need in your backyard.

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giant combo bird feeder
Via Farm & Fleet

More Birds Giant Combo Feeder

This large capacity bird feeder holds up to 8 pounds of food, and offers two ways to feed birds: by sitting on a perch or eating from a tray. Add it to your backyard to attract cardinals, finches, chickadees and more. Smaller, acrobatic birds can cling to the metal mesh while eating, and drainage holes ensure the seed won’t mold or spoil. Don’t be afraid to buy seed in bulk bags. Here’s how to store birdseed and keep it fresh.

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big gulp hummingbird feeder
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Big Gulp Hummingbird Feeder

Your tiny hummingbirds will never run out of sugar water with the Big Gulp feeder—it holds up to 40 ounces of hummingbird food with five feeding ports! The clear glass bottle features a wide mouth so it’s easy to clean.

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Molly Jasinski
Molly Jasinski is an editor, writer and social media manager for Birds & Blooms. She’s been with the magazine since 2019 and with Trusted Media Brands since 2012. She brings more than 10 years of editorial experience to Birds & Blooms and has a bachelor’s degree in print journalism. In her role, Molly works closely with bird experts Kenn and Kimberly Kaufman and gardening expert Melinda Myers, in addition to the Birds & Blooms freelance writers. Molly was featured in a May 2023 episode of The Thing With Feathers birdwatching podcast. She's a member of the nonprofit Friends of Wehr Nature Center in Franklin, Wisconsin, a popular location for birdwatching in southeastern Wisconsin. She goes out birding often and is still hoping to spot a tufted titmouse in the near future.