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cedar hopper feeders

Large Fly-Through feederLarge 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, $92.95

 

4-sided hopper - tray sold separatelyFour-sided Hopper
by Birds' Choice©. Solid cedar construction, removable seed tray, hinged roof. Seed is distributed on all sides.

Two sizes:
Medium - 16½" x 10½" x 10", 1½ gallon capacity; item #WC4-200S $71.95
Large - 18¾" x 14" x 12", 2¾ gallon capacity; item #WC4-300S. Made in the USA. $89.95

for info about seed tray, see "platform" section below.

 

"medium fly thru" by Birds ChoiceMedium 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.  $66.95

(see also, recycled version by Second Nature below - same design - different materials)

Perforated steel seed tray closeup< close-up of perforated steel seed trays used in Backyard Nature Products feeders (Birds' Choice, Wood Country, Country Classic, and Second Nature bird feeders).

see also:
more platform feeders below take me to see "more platform and seed catchers" 
accessories and hardware page for poles, baffles, brackets, flanges, hangers and much more take me to "hardware, flanges & poles"

medium sized hopper feeder Medium 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 $66.95.
Without suet cages: #WC2-200-S $59.95
small hopper feederSmall 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
Large 2-Sided Wooden FeederLarge 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.  $77.95

· with suet cages - item #WC300SS. $85.95

Birds Choice small hopper feeder #WC-100Really 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 Classic by Birds ChoiceCountry Classics from Birds' Choice©

< medium Country Classic with side suet cages

*Perforated Steel Seed Tray used in this feeder is covered by one or more U.S. Patents - Backyard Nature Products, Inc.

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
7-qt. double-sided hopper feederSeven-Quart Capacity Double Hopper Made in the USA by Birds Choice
Your backyard birds will love this feeder made from 7/8" thick weather-loving cedar with a stained green roof.  Removable Plexi-glass panels and removable steel screened bottom allow easy maintenance. 19" long x 9½" wide x 16" tall. Pole mount or attach to deck or railing. $85.95   -- see: mounting hardware >
steel squirrel resistant feeder by Erva Tool Co.Erva's re-engineered Squirrel Proof Feeder  - This "guaranteed squirrel-proof" feeder holds a whopping two gallons (10 pounds) of birdseed! When a squirrel gets on the perch, it shuts down - closing off access to the bird seed (hence the red arrow). All steel construction. Powder coated, environmentally-friendly tan finish. Window in front helps monitor seed level. Erva model #SSP.  $82.00

enlarged "open the lid" view >   

Mount to the top of a 1" stationary pole with the use of an original Erva #RNDTOP mounting plate, (optional) $9.99

More hardware, hooks, poles and mounting goodies @ our "accessories and hardware page"

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see action photos of hopper-style feeders >

feeders made from recycled plastic - "Second Nature" by Backyard Nature Products

Second Nature uses recycled plastic products!

recycling pays off!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! Double Decker Hopper Platform Feeder
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
large recycled fly-thru feederLarge 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

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See also "2nd Nature" medium fly-thru design (right) and cedar version (above). J.J. Cardinal says: "if I were forced to select just one feeder from my store, I'd pick one of these Fly-Thru feeders!" Fortunately that is not a decision J.J. has to make.

2nd Nature Fly-thru feeder by Birds ChoiceMedium 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!

see the Fly Thru feeder "in action"

mighty tall hopper feeder - lift lid to fill

Green Solutions Tall Hopper Feeder by Birds Choice™ 
(...aka Backyard Nature Products, aka Green Solutions, aka Bird Stuff, aka 2nd Nature. Yeah, they have an identity problem, but they do make some really nice bird feeders.)
Maintenance free - made out of 21 milk jugs!  5-quart seed capacity: 12" tall x 8¾" wide x 12-5/8".  The base is perforated coated metal mesh screen, great for ventilation and drainage to keep seed dry and fresh.   Stainless steel fasteners for extra-durability. Coated steel hanging cable included.  Made in the USA, of course!  Model #GSHF300  $44.95 

hopper feeder - lift lid to fill

Green Solutions Hopper Feeder by Birds Choice™ 
Medium-sized hopper-style birdfeeder with two suet cages attached.   8" H x 8¾" W x 12-5/8" L.  Maintenance free - made from 98% recycled materials (21 plastic milk jugs) and guaranteed by manufacturer to never fade, crack or split. The base is crafted out of perforated metal screen which allows for drainage and air flow to keep seed dry and fresh. Stainless steel fasteners for extra-durability. Coated steel hanging cable included.  Another fine product from the Greater USA.  Model #GSHF-200S  $43.95

Green Solutions fly-thru feeder

Green Solutions Fly-Thru Feeder by Birds Choice™
Made right here in the USA from 98% recycled materials guaranteed to never fade, crack, or split!  Plastic-coated steel 26" hanging cable. Patented mesh stainless-steel bottom promoted healthy feeding & excellent drainage. Easy care, easy clean. Dimensions: 13" long x 9" wide x 8¾" deep.  Color: meadow green. Model #GSFT-200.  $41.95

Birds Choice - item # SN400

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".   $127.95

<< 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!"

click here for enlarged view of 2nd Nature large hopper 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

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new brown roof medium sized hopper feeder

Second Nature's Medium Sized Hopper FeederMedium 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).
With dual suet cages: $87.95 (not shown).

new brown roof small sized hopper feeder

small hopper feeder by 2nd Nature (aka: Birds' Choice)Small Hopper
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 days.
Without suet cages: $60.95 (shown)
With dual suet cages: $62.95 (not shown, but similar to "large" above)

click here to scoot back to top of pageto top click here to see: BirdsChoice Gazebo Feedersee also: Second Nature
    ...more info....  suet feeders  
    ...more info....  bluebird feeders
    ...more info....  oriole feeders
    ...more info....  squirrel-in-a-bottle feeder
    ...more info....  mesh feeders for niger (thistle)

(shown BirdsChoice Gazebo Feeder)

platform feeders and seed trays (wood & recycled)

Tray Protector
from the creative folks at Backyard Nature Products
(it's like having your very own billion dollar plus Dallas Cowboys-style covered stadium protecting your feeders!)

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
(ships direct from manufacturer - please allow 5-7 days for delivery)

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 >

a roof for pole mounted platform feeder trays

Platform Feeders
by Birds Choice© (aka: Backyard Nature Products) - Solid cedar, and zinc screw construction, made in the U.S.A.  Platform feeders also can be used as a ground feeder by adding legs (ask about our "add-a-leg" sets).

  • Small open platform with removable, durable perforated steel screen: 11¾" long x 10" wide x 1" deep, (shown - right). #WCPF100. $22.95.
  • Medium open platform with removable perforated steel screen: 17" long x 14" wide x 2-1/8" deep, (not shown but similar to small style mentioned above) #WCPF250. $40.95
  • Medium narrow open platform featuring a removable, durable perforated steel screen: 22¾" long x 9¾" wide x 1¾" deep, (not shown but similar to small style mentioned above). #WCPF200. $33.95
platform feeders come in a variety of sizes
see the large seed catching tray in action - it's ideal for pole mounted applicationsLarge 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 show me the seed catcher tray in action!)

Large Open Platform
seed catcher tray by Second NatureSeed 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

* To mount platform below a feeder, use mounting flange # FPTNH with hole in center
(shown below)  to accommodate pole. More info about flanges and hardware >>

Second Nature Hanging TrayHanging 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)

Erva Tool Co. flange with center hole - item# fptnhMounting 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 $11.99

more platform feeders and seed trays >
more hardware - other flanges styles >

hanging seed trayHanging 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.   $28.95

Medium Hanging Wooden Seed Tray by Birds Choice (not shown) 17" x 14" x 2- 5/8" deep. #WCHPF250. $39.95

Gardman hanging trayGardman Hanging Feeding Tray
Hanging style bird feeder made of steel with a micro mesh tray to help keep bird seed fresher and drier. 9½" diameter x 24" long (decorative chains). 
$19.95

hanging & mounting hardware, poles, etc... 
...more info....  Accessories & Hardware

feeder kits & bird house kits...
...more info....  Kids

quality bird seed...
...more info....  Seed

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J.J.'s Feeding Tip
for hopper & platform feeders
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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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