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9 Tube Bird Feeders for Your Favorite Fliers

Every birder needs a few tube bird feeders in their backyard! Discover our picks for the best tube feeders, including squirrel-proof options.

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Perky-Pet Triple Tube Bird Feeders

This gorgeous feeder is three tube bird feeders in one! Offering 12 feeding stations and three separate seed compartments, it holds up to 10 pounds of seed. (Try black oil sunflower seed and safflower seed!) The oversized baffle keeps squirrels away, too.

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Droll Yankees 20-Port Finch Bird Feeder

This 3-foot long feeder offers plenty of space for all your favorite finches to feed. It’s made from UV-resistant polycarbonate, which means it’ll last a long time—and it’s backed by a lifetime warranty against squirrel damage, too.

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More Birds Giant Combo Tube Bird Feeder

Offer multiple kinds of bird seed—over 11 pounds of it—with this sizable feeder that is split into two compartments. While there are several perches around the feeder, the mesh screen allows other birds to hang onto the surface and feed, too.

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Woodlink Seed Tube Feeder

If you’re looking for a regular tube feeder or a few tube feeders for birds, look no further than this classic design from Woodlink. An ideal choice for smaller songbirds, it holds up to 2 pounds of seed, has four feeding ports and is made from metal and polycarbonate that stands up to the elements.

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Perky-Pet Squirrel-Be-Gone Bird Feeder

Keep squirrels out of your seed supply with this “squirrel-be-gone” feeder from Perky-Pet. Your favorite birds can feed without a problem, but when a much heavier squirrel tries to cling to the feeder, a “Seed Shield” slides down to prevent them from accessing the food.

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Frisco Ultra Squirrel Defense Feeder

If you’re serious about banning squirrels from your tube bird feeders, this “ultra squirrel defense” feeder will do the trick. On the inside, it’s a normal tube feeder…and on the outside, a large cage stops squirrels in their tracks. The gaps are large enough for songbirds like goldfinches and chickadees to fly through, but squirrels will be stymied.

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More Birds Abundance Tube Feeder

You’ll have an abundance of birds when you put up this tube feeder. It features six feeding ports, which adjust for smaller or larger birds based on your preference. The feeder holds 3.5 pounds of seed, so your feathered friends will never go hungry.

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Metal Tube Bird Feeder

This brightly colored tube feeder offers a little more fun than the typical clear plastic offerings. Its fun bright-blue color and “roof” make it look almost more like a birdhouse than a feeder. But it’s still plenty functional—it features six perches and is made from metal, so it’ll bring smiles for years to come.

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Peanut Tube Feeder

This type of tube feeder is specially made for feeding peanuts to birds. Nuthatches, woodpeckers and blue jays will be sure to stop by for a nutty snack!

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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.