Three Features to Look for in a Bird Feeder

Here’s all you need to know to pick up chicks.

Birds eating at bird feeder.
Attract your winged friends (and ward off squirrels that may try to infringe on their territory).Joshua J. Cotton, Unsplash

Bird watching can be an easy and rewarding stress-buster with minimal setup and effort. And if you think you need a big yard to make it happen, you may be delighted to discover that all you really need is a window to get going.

Squirrel Buster Standard Squirrel-proof Bird Feeder w/4 Metal Perches, 1.3-pound Seed Capacity

Chew Proof

A classic shape that always comes to mind.Brome

A lightweight and adjustable design ensures that only creatures that fly can get a snack at this station—or on this station. In fact, if a squirrel happens to pounce on this feeder, an automatic mechanism will shut the opening to the food.

Window Bird Feeder with Strong Suction Cups and Seed Tray, Outdoor Birdfeeders for Wild Birds, Finch, Cardinal, and Bluebird. Large Outside Hanging Birdhouse Kits, Drain Holes, 3 Extra Suction Cups

Instant Observatory

No yard required for this compact and nimble option.Nature's Hangout

Having a backyard is no longer a requirement with this versatile unit that’s easy to set up pretty much anywhere you have glass. Plus, the removable tray makes it a breeze to clean.

Perky-Pet 339 Squirrel Be Gone II Feeder Home with Chimney

Tiny House

A hangout spot for birds only.Perky-Pet

If you’ve got a bit of outdoor space to spare, consider giving your winged friends the gift of a house-shaped food dispenser that protects the goodies from bushy-tailed invaders.

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