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Bird Feeders: Large Capacity Comparison Chart


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Large Capacity Feeders - Compare By Price and Features

If you have to refill your wild bird feeders often, an ideal alternative is to set up feeders that offer larger capacity. After all, a feeder that is frequently empty will force your birds to someone else's feeder.
So, you may ask, what is considered a large capacity feeder? For the sake of comparison, we've chosen our mixed seed feeders that offer capacity of at least 3 quarts and thistle feeders that offer capacity of at least 1 quart. When you
Large Capacity Feeders - Compare By Price and Features
select one, you will refill less often, and still get the style and features you enjoy with smaller feeders. And, you'll find one in your price range, too.

$10 - $25
Feeder
Capacity
Special Features
# Perches
Attracts
Twistix Dental Treats
Droll Yankees 15" Finch Flocker
1 quart Internal baffle ensures all seed is emptied into ports to prevent rot. 6 Finches and other birds that eat thistle seed
$25 - $50
Feeder
Capacity
Special Features
# Perches
Attracts

Green Steel Magnum Sunflower Feeder
(SR)*
4 quarts Extra-wide lid, all-metal construction None; circular base lets birds perch Smaller cling feeding and perching birds, like chickadees, nuthatches, woodpeckers, finches, cardinals, and more

Droll Yankees 36" Finch Flocker
2-1/2 quarts Several seed ports, inner seed baffle directs all seeds to ports 20 Finches and other birds that eat thistle seed

No/No Feeders
(SR)*
3-6 quarts Large surface area for perching and clinging birds, all-metal construction None; but some have perching rings and circular base for perching Both perching and cling feeding songbirds, like chickadees, nuthatches, woodpeckers, finches, cardinals, and more

Squirrel Be-Gone III Triple Tube Feeder
(SR)*
8 quarts total Three separate seed compartments, Perches close under weight of squirrel, protective cage 9 Small seed-eating songbirds that perch to feed, like chickadees, finches, and nuthatches
$50 - $75
Feeder
Capacity
Special Features
# Perches
Attracts

Original Absolute Feeder
10 quarts Durable, squirrel-proof wild bird feeder with weight sensitive perch. 1 weighted perch Adjustable weight setting allows you to select the size and type of birds to feed.

Triple Tube Feeder
(SR)*
6 quarts Adjustable ports for mixed seed or thistle, 3 separate seed tubes, weather/squirrel baffle, removable perches 12 removable Cling feeding or perching birds that enjoy either mixed seed or thistle
$75 - $100
Feeder
Capacity
Special Features
# Perches
Attracts

Le Grand Gazebo
13-1/2 quarts Western Red Cedar construction, Gazebo shape None; birds can perch on wraparound tray Small seed-eating songbirds that perch to feed, like chickadees, finches, and nuthatches

Recycled Hopper/Suet Feeder
7 quarts &
2 suet cakes
Serves up 7 quarts of seed PLUS 2 suet cakes in a monument to eco-responsible feeder design None; birds can perch on wraparound tray & suet cage Attract songbirds with seed mixes and cling feeders with side-mounted suet cages
Over $100
Feeder
Capacity
Special Features
# Perches
Attracts

Droll Yankees Jagunda Feeder
(SR)*
4 quarts Baffles from above and below, mounting pole included None; wraparound tray lets birds perch Smaller songbirds and cardinals that eat seed and can perch to feed, larger birds like doves
*SR = Squirrel Resistant Feeder

 

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