Bird Feeder Platform. A platform feeder is perhaps the easiest way to begin feeding birds. Droll yankees® dorothy's cardinal bird feeder with adjustable dome, 1 lb.
The bird seed is simply poured into an open platform or tray that basically any bird can access. Mark and cut 2 pieces to attach the platform feeder to the post (6½ inches each). If there is mixed seed on the feeder then it is easy for the birds to pick what they want to eat.
Install Diagonal Braces From Corner To Corner.
Pennington cedar 2 in 1 wild bird bath and wild bird feeder, 4 lb. What i like about this bird feeder is its simplicity. Unlike a hopper feeder, which is hung from branches or awnings, a platform bird feeder either rests on a pedestal or is mounted on a bird feeder pole.
No Mounting Required, Slips Over A.
Ad by woodennests ad from shop woodennests. Platform feeders are often referred to as tray feeders, table feeders or fly thru feeders. This helps bring in the birds.
Mark And Cut 4 Frame Pieces And 2 Support Pieces (24 Inches Each).
The platform bird feeder will attract the widest variety of species as well as the most numbers of birds. No mounting required, slips over a standard 2 x 4 porch or fence rail. I drilled small holes through the top of the uprights, about 3/8 down from the top of the peak.
Cut Both Ends Of The Trims At 45 Degrees.
Platform feeders are used by 50 (92.5%) of the 54 species included in this article. Many birds love this type of feeder because they are easy to land on and fly away from. Droll yankees® dorothy's cardinal bird feeder with adjustable dome, 1 lb.
Assemble The Frame For The Platform Birdfeeder.
If you like a more traditional platform bird feeder, then you will love this wooden bird feeder by aok corral. A tray or platform bird feeder is the simplest and more versatile of all bird feeders. As you can easily notice in the diagram, you need to build the bottom from 1×4 lumber and the trims from 1×2 lumber.