The 8 Best Bird Feeders to Attract Woodpeckers
Bring in quirky, delightful woodpeckers with woodpecker bird feeders! Find a variety of suet feeders and peanut feeders for your backyard.
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More Birds Two Cake Suet Buffet Bird Feeder
This traditional suet cage feeder has an adorable flair with its “brick” roof. Made from steel with a weather-proof coating, it’s sure to withstand the elements while offering your feathered friends a treat. Woodpecker bird feeders will certainly bring these delightful birds to your yard—but how many types of woodpeckers can you identify?
Suet Nugget Woodpecker Bird Feeders
Give your backyard birds bite-sized suet treats with this feeder. It holds up to 24 ounces of suet nuggets, and it’s made from metal to withstand any and everything nature throws at it. Note that the 1/3-inch openings make this feeder usable for large seeds only.
Psst—red-bellied woodpeckers love to eat suet.
Droll Yankees “The Winner” Window Feeder
Bring the woodpeckers (and other birds) to you with this window feeder from Droll Yankees. Perfect for peanuts in the shell as well as mealworms and other woodpecker favorite foods, it gives feathered friends their favorites while offering you an awe-inspiring up-close view.
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Brome’s Squirrel-Buster Nut Feeder
Make sure peanuts get to your woodpeckers with this squirrel-buster feeder from Brome’s. (We tested a different squirrel-proof feeder from the brand: here’s what we thought.) The feeder restricts squirrel access based on weight; light birds have no problem gobbling up peanuts to their heart’s content, but bulkier squirrels trigger a shroud that keeps the food out of their reach.
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Kettle Moraine Cedar Double Woodpecker Bird Feeders
This classic suet feeder draws from a tried-and-true long tail prop design that larger woodpeckers love. Made in the USA from solid cedar and stainless steel, it’s sure to become a favorite diner for your backyard pals. It holds two standard suet cakes.
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Wreath Design Peanut Feeder
Wreath feeders offer birds like woodpeckers and blue jays a fun challenge in extracting peanuts from the coil spring. Keep in mind that squirrels might enjoy this feeder, too, so you may have to coexist with them. Some reviewers praise it for keeping the busy, bushy-tailed critters away from their seed feeders.
Dutchcrafters Woodpecker Bird Feeder
If you’re looking to add a splash of color to your yard, look no further than this suet feeder from Dutchcrafters. Made from sustainable poly lumber, it helps the planet while helping your birds, too. Twenty colors are available.
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Recycled Log Feeder
Try a log feeder to attract woodpeckers. The holes are perfect for stuffing full of suet or peanut butter for the birds. Plus, the log design gives woodpeckers a built-in perch.