After about 6-7 weeks of feeding black sunflower seeds to the locals, mostly Finches and American Goldfinches and Black Hat Chickadees, a couple grosbeaks how shown up. They are bigger than the finches, as is easily apparent in their efforts to squeeze onto the perch of the bird feeder and still be able to turn their head in and get seeds. Continue reading →
I quite literally made this feeeder in about 20 minutes and mounted it on a 7ft tall log from the wood pile. Within 20 minutes the birds were feeding from it. 🙂 The platform has holes cut in it with a bug screen stapled over that.
Made from 3/4 inch scrap wood pine, this was an interesting project to make. The shingled roof slides up to fill the feeder and the glass panes hold the bird seed in place, only allowing a bit out for the birds to feed on from the bottom.