Fly-Through Platform feeder
by Birds' Choice©
Large inland cedar roof supported by elegant wrought iron brackets. Solid cedar base frame holds the perforated steel seed tray which allows for drainage and easily removable for cleaning. Birds love the wide open design; you will attract a variety of birds depending on what you put in it! Fill with seed, fruit, and/or suet. (Sown left, orioles and grosbeaks enjoy slices of orange and seeds). roof: 23" long x 13¾" high x 16" wide. Item #WCFT-300, $89.95
by Birds' Choice©. Solid cedar construction, removable seed tray, hinged roof. Seed is distributed on all sides.
for info about seed tray, see "platform" section below.
|Medium Fly-Through Platform feeder by
Birds' Choice©. Cedar roof and base with removable perforated steel seed
tray, sturdy and steel roof support. 17-1/8" L x 12" W x
11¾" H. Item #WCFT-200. $62.95
(see also, recycled version by Second Nature below - same design - different materials)
of perforated steel seed trays used in Backyard Nature Products feeders (Birds' Choice,
Wood Country, Country Classic, and Second Nature bird feeders).
two-sided hopper by Birds' Choice©
Select 7/8" cedar, all-screw construction. 16½" x 10½" x 10". 1¼ gal. seed capacity. Removable perforated steel screen tray with seed diverter. Hang with cord or mount it on a pole. Side-mounted suet cages are optional. Made in the USA; item #WC2-200S-S with suet cages $64.95.
Without suet cages: #WC2-200-S $57.95
two-sided hopper by Birds' Choice© -- 2½ qt. seed
capacity, 9-3/8" x 10½" x 9¾" -select 7/8"
cedar, all-screw construction, with side suet cages. Removable perforated steel screen
bottom with seed diverter. May be hung (cord included) or pole mounted.
With suet cages as shown: item #WC2-100S-S, $55.95
Without suet cages: #WC2-100-S $49.95
2-Sided Hopper by Birds' Choice©
17¾ L x 14" W x 12" H; volume: 2¾ gallons seed. Solid cedar, all screw construction with removable perforated steel screen seed tray. Post mounting recommended. Made in the USA.
· without suet cages, item #WC-300. $76.95
· with suet cages - item #WC300SS. $83.95
Small Cedar Hopper Feeder
by Birds' Choice© with nylon hanging cord. Solid cedar construction - zinc coated screws. Dimensions: 8” L x 6¼” W x 8” H. Plexi-panels, hinged roof. Item # WC-100. Made in the USA. $24.95 (special order - allow 7 days)
Country Classics from Birds' Choice©
< medium Country Classic with side suet
|All Country Classic feeders by Birds' Choice©
have the fresh barn red and misty gray stain with finished-edge detail, easy-to-remove
perforated steel screen trays* on all hopper and platform feeders to help keep seed dry
and easy to clean (detailed cutout shown, right). Built with 7/8"
select inland red cedar, piano hinges and zinc screws for long lasting outdoor use.
Available in three sizes; Small and Medium sizes may be hung with plastic-coated steel
hanging cable (included) or pole mounted. Large size should be pole or post mounted to
accommodate the huge seed capacity. 4 styles - specifications:
small 8-5/8" x 9½" x 9-1/8", item# CC100S $52.95
medium 11¾ x 8¾ x 9¼" item# CC200S $54.95;
medium with side suet cages, 11¾ x 8¾ x 9¼" item# CC200SS $62.95 (shown)
large 15½" x 10¼" x 10" #CC300S, $74.95; side suet cages #CC300SS $80.95
|Large Arched Post-Mount Feeder
by Coveside Conservation©
Unique arched design keeps seed dry and offers birds shelter from predators while feeding. 9½"h x 18"w x 6"d. Holds 3+ quarts of seed. Easy to fill, clean and maintain. Fits 4x4 post* - mahogany mount included. Hand crafted in Maine (USA) out of plantation grown Mahogany.
* 4x4 is lumber language...actual size is 3½" x 3½"
click here to see action photos of hopper-style feeders >
More hardware, hooks, poles and mounting goodies
feeders made from recycled plastic - "Second Nature" by Backyard Nature Products
|Second Nature products are made from recycled material like #2 milk jugs. The plastic (polyethylene) is ground and reformed, cut, routed, and reassembled into "poly lumber" for bird feeding equipment that is easy to clean, guaranteed not to split, crack or fade. The milk jug symbols below approximates the number of milk jugs that were recycled to manufacture the product.|
|Double Decker Hopper
by Second Nature: a Birds' Choice Company©
featuring two removable seed trays made from durable perforated steel - ideal to ensure seed stays dry and fresh. Center hopper filled thru roof (piano hinge). Extended seed tray is recessed below hopper, and the massive roof overhang provides shade and protection from elements. Overall dimensions: 24" L x 13¾" W x 12" H. Roof: green, tray: black; all other parts: taupe. $146.95
Recycled Fly Thru - similar to above design, featuring recycled
materials. Perforated steel seed tray facilitates drainage and allows air flow through
base keeping seed dry year around. Elegant wrought iron brackets support green roof
crafted from recycled material. Roof dimensions: 17¾ x 16-1/8" -
Feeder height: 13", toupe colored recycled plastic base: 17¾" x 13½" x
2½" #SNFT300. $97.95
Enlarged View >>
|Medium Fly-Thru Platform Feeder
by Second Nature with removable seed tray - green roof supported by steel arched supports (note: design change in 2010 - gone are the artistic steel "trees" made from twisted heavy gauge steel wire - they were cute but prone to defects). 18½"L x 12½"W x 11"H. Model #SNFT200G $75.95
see the Fly Thru feeder "in action"
Solutions Fly-Thru Feeder by Birds Choice, aka Backyard Nature
Products, aka Green Solutions, aka Bird Stuff, aka 2nd Nature. (Yeah, they have an
image problem, but they do make some really nice bird feeders.)
|4 Gallon HUGE Hopper
Feeder - recycled material, attractive green roof crafted from
5/8" poly lumber; taupe base, and a removable seed tray. Super thick acrylic panel on
4 sides make this a great feeder to watch birds feed. This feeder is warranted by the
manufacturer to never crack, split or fade, making it a permanent fixture in your
yard. Mount to a 1" round pole with our mounting flange or to a 4x4
post (hardware & poles sold separate). All screwed construction (stainless
steel screws), fully routed edges. Removable steel seed tray makes this feeder easy to
clean, and provides excellent drainage to keep seed dry. Made with pride in the USA. Item
#SN400. This is a big one! It weighs 15 lbs., stands 18" x 17" x 15".
<< as shown, a 10# bag of J.J. Best Mix rests inside the hopper with plenty of room to spare...this puppy will likely hold 15-18# of bird seed...to quote Louise: "It's a big boy!"
|Large Hopper Feeder
by Second Nature: a Birds' Choice Company©
Huge capacity with this large feeder made from recycled plastic (roughly 61 recycled milk jugs were used to make this feeder). Features a removable seed tray made from perforated steel, with powder coat finish, which aids drainage and allows seed in hopper to "breath" (airflow)...eliminates gunky seed crud build-up common with solid wood floor feeders. Dimensions: overall roof measures 16¼" x 16¼"....hopper is 12" wide x 10" deep x 12" tall. Item #SN300-S, with attached suet cake cages: $103.95
Model #SN300 - without suet cages: $96.95
|Medium Hopper Feeder
A very green, recycled plastic premium feeder by Second Nature: a Birds' Choice Company© made right here in the US of A. Overall dimensions: 12½" L x 12½" W x 10" H with removable perforated steel seed tray. Holds 4 Qts. seed. Model #SN200.
Brown roof (far left)
special order - allow 5 days. Without suet cages $82.95 (as shown).
by Second Nature: a Birds' Choice Company© -- 8¼"L x 10½"W x 8¾"H. Includes hanging cable, removable perforated steel seed tray is easy to clean and helps keep seed dry. Second Nature uses recycled plastic for the feeder body and roof. Steel screw and hinge.
Brown roof (far left) special order - allow 5
by Second Nature - roof & side panels made from recycled plastic - 21 milk jugs were used! Coated steel hanging cable. Just for birds that cling - no perches - long body serves as a "tail-prop" for woodpeckers and other species. 17½" tall x 6¾" wide x 6" deep. Clear plexi-panels allow you to see when feeder needs to be refilled. Perforated steel seed diverter tray for easy cleaning and excellent drainage. $51.95
also available in cedar - call for more info.
also: Second Nature
mesh feeders for niger (thistle)
(shown BirdsChoice Gazebo Feeder)
platform feeders and seed trays (wood & recycled)
Clear plexi-panel roof...gable sides made from poly lumber, recycled
plastic - 34 milk jugs were saved from landfills. Overall dimensions: 23" wide
x 21" deep x 7" tall. Model #SNPT. $74.95
Note: seed tray shown below roof and pole are sold as separate items....see selection of trays below - poles and mounting flanges can be found on our "accessories & hardware" page >
|Large Seed-Catching Tray - made
from 7/8” (.875") solid kiln-dried cedar, and zinc screw
construction with removable perforated steel tray for easy cleaning. 22” long x 22”
wide x 2-5/8” high. Ideal for pole mounting* directly under a tube or
hopper feeder to "catch" any falling seeds.
- Pole mount - Item #WCSC-300 $67.95
- 4x4 post mount (not shown) $72.95
*Center hole for pole mounting requires an optional steel mounting flange: center hole and flange will accommodate 1” diameter poles. (example shown above at top of page )
|Seed Catcher Platform by Second Nature
durable recycled "poly lumber" frame with dual removable steel screens. Optional
Pole mount*. Available in 2 sizes:
· Model SNSC-300 measures 21½" x 21½" x 2-5/8" $87.95
· Model SNSC - measures 20" x 15½" x 2-5/8" $58.95
|Hanging Seed Tray by Second Nature - side
panels made from recycled plastic; steel hanging rods 11" square x 2-5/8".
Perforated steel tray for easy cleaning and excellent drainage. #SNHPF125. $29.95
Medium Hanging Seed Tray by 2nd Nature (not shown, model #SNHPF250) 16" x 13" x 2-5/8". $49.95
(see also cedar version below)
|Mounting Flanges from Erva Tool Co. for poles up to 1" diameter; this is the perfect flange to support seed catching trays below a bird feeder - it allows the pole to run right up the middle of platform. Steel, powder coat black finish, mounting screws included. Item #FPTNH $10.00||Hanging Wooden Seed Tray by Birds
Choice© - steel hanging rods, cedar tray 11” long x 10¾” wide x 2-5/8”
deep. Perforated steel tray for easy cleaning and excellent drainage. Item #WCHPF125.
Medium Hanging Wooden Seed Tray by Birds Choice (not shown) #WCHPF250. $39.95
feeder kits & bird house kits...
hanging & mounting hardware,
quality bird seed...
||Hopper Feeders are the best general
feeder style to attract a wide assortment of birds, large and small. Typically, hopper
feeders hold a lot of food, and should be hung off a tree
hook or pole; baffles may be
required if squirrels and raccoons are undesirable. You'll likely see: blackbirds,
chickadees, cardinals, blue jays, mourning doves, nuthatch, assorted finches and
grosbeaks, depending on the type of seed offered. J.J.'s Best Mix™ is ideal. Also, try J.J.'s
Cardinal Delight™, or premium black-oil sunflower seeds. Increasingly we find folks
are filling their hopper feeders with safflower seeds which generally are unattractive to
squirrels and blackbirds.
Platform Feeders are versatile feeder for birds and assorted critters. They can be used in conjunction with other feeders to serve as a tray to catch debris and increase perching surface. Or, when mounted on a pole, platforms are popular stand-alone feeder. If you position a platform feeder near the ground you'll attract mourning dove, junco, wild turkey, and assorted sparrows. Cracked corn & white-proso millet are excellent grains for ground feeding.
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