I had a metal feeder and the birds didn't care much for it. It also had a dish on the bottom for the birds and that was awful. When it rained, water accumulated and the thistle got wet and moldy quickly. I thought I would try this one because it's inexpensive and it did not disappoint. It has six feeding ports and honestly, I like that it's not huge as thistle seems to be prone to going bad if it gets wet. The hard part is cleaning this. The ports are soft rubber and get soiled pretty quickly. I haven't figured out of the bottom comes off, I don't think so. Overall, this style of feeder works best for me and this one has well designed openings and no water collecting dish.
This feeder is well made and a bargain at the price. It took a few days for the birds to use it, but it is occupied constantly. I hung it under a baffle(dome) to keep animals off of it, so it would not be destroyed. Will buy again.
Was so excited to find this squirrel proof feeder. Apparently the birds do no agree. Filled with the recommended seed and placed as directed, the ‘diner’ has gone unvisited after weeks of being installed.
The finches and other small birds really like this feeder. I wish it held more seed, they empty it in 3 days. Great product.
This finch feeder has a plastic hanger which dislodges in fifteen minutes when a squirrel jumped on it, I then put a wire hanger on it , the ports then 20 minutes as they were bitten through a d enlarged which then all of the seed to spill out constantly . Not a product that should be sold unless inside a steel cage . Frustrated
I was excited to find a finch feeder like this one! The birds found it fairly quickly and were able to get the food easily. However, the hook part broke within a week of us hanging it up. Maybe it was just a bit too windy, but the plastic should be tough enough to handle outdoor weather conditions.
I really wanted a metal mesh/screen finch feeder, but I can't justify spending over $30 on one. Purchased this online and it arrived quickly (one thing that Chewy does WELL)! I also ordered the nyjer seed to fill it with. The very next day I already had finches eating from it! I was previously using those white finch socks but they get so disgusting after a season of use. I'm hoping this will last longer and it will certainly be easier to clean.
All my little finch just love this feeder. Only one problem. They can empty it in one day! They devoured a 10 pound of feed in less than 3 days.
I bought this to attract finches. Two of the ports were also chewed on by squirrels and not it won’t hold seeds. Lasted a day.
This is a great goldfinch feeder. Larger than I expected and high quality. Took the finches a few days to figure it out after only having a nyjer sock, but now they flock and must wait their turn when there are more than 6, which is ok since they also enjoy eating the sunflower seeds. It is bright and cheerful and keeps the nyjer dry, but I added a little diy rain guard to keep the birdies dry. The perches are the perfect length for small birds, which goldfinches are.