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9 Metal Bird Feeder Options for Your Feathered Friends

Metal bird feeders defy the elements—and your birds will love them, too! Discover metal feeder options for cardinals, hummingbirds and more.

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Perky-Pet Triple Tube Metal Bird Feeders

Offer a buffet of foods for your backyard birds with this delightful copper tube feeder from Perky-Pet. With three separate tubes for seed and a 10-pound capacity, your birds will love it—and so will you. When you’re done looking at metal bird feeders, discover more large-capacity bird feeders to feed a crowd.

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Sweet Feeders Copper Hummingbird Feeder

We all know window feeders bring you closer to birds, but what about hummingbirds? The “standard” window feeder design with a seed tray doesn’t work for sugar water, which is why you need this inventive option from Sweet Feeders. This handcrafted copper wire feeder features two easy-to-fill glass tubes and a gorgeous design. If you’d like more than two feeding ports, a four-port option is also available.

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Perky-Pet Squirrel-Be-Gone II Bird Feeder

This metal squirrel-resistant feeder is an adorable problem solver. Birds can snack on seed without issue, but when a hefty squirrel launches itself at the food a weight-activated perch closes off access. The squirrel-proofing isn’t all it offers, either; the hopper style feeder holds up to 8 pounds of seed and has hanging or pole-mounting options.

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Perky-Pet Finch Metal Bird Feeders

Appropriately yellow colored for everyone’s favorite golden bird, this finch feeder is certain to attract goldfinches. At 12 inches tall it won’t hog space, and between the tray and the mesh construction there’s plenty of space for all your feathered friends.

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Clementine Oriole Feeder

This colorful metal bird feeder will be a beacon in your backyard to attract orioles! It includes pegs for mounting oranges and a removable glass cup for serving grape jelly.

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More Birds Giant Combo Feeder

If you’re serious about bringing all the neighborhood birds into your yard, look no further than this large metal feeder from More Birds—seriously, “giant” is in its name! Holding up to 8 pounds of seed and featuring two separate compartments, it has something for all your backyard pals. A portion of the proceeds from each sale benefit bird conservation.

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Perky-Pet Cardinal Metal Bird Feeder

Everyone loves cardinals…and cardinals love this feeder. Rose-red as a cardinal fluttering through the snow, it holds up to 2 1/2 pounds of black-oil sunflower seed—a noted cardinal favorite food. Reviewers rave about all the redbirds it attracts. Plus, the metal mesh material deters chewing squirrels.

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Wild Wings Easy Clean Tube Feeder

This tube feeder is as attractive as it is functional. An internal “baffle system” separates seed into different chambers, and all components of the feeder can be disassembled and cleaned.

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Circle Fly-Thru Copper Feeder

Get a garden decoration and a metal bird feeder all in one with this offering from Etsy. The fly-through design makes it stand out from the crowd of “standard” bird feeders, and it holds up to 5 pounds of seed. Reviewers praise the quality and say their birds love it.

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Emily Hannemann
Emily Hannemann is an associate digital editor for Birds & Blooms. She has a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s degree in magazine writing from the University of Missouri - Columbia. When she’s not writing and editing, you’ll find her swimming, running, or hiking. She knows blue jays are controversial, but she loves them anyway.