Nash Peanut Butter Feeder – £7.95, Kew Gardens
Give your garden friends a break from the birdseed! This metal bird feeder from Kew Gardens will help you – it’s specifically designed to hold the company’s special salt-free and safe mealworm peanut butter. The raised lip at the front of the feeder will hold the jar firmly, and its design will keep birds safe from squirrels.
As if their ability to fly isn’t envy-inducing enough – now your feathered pals can travel through time! Or maybe not, seeing asTardis-like bird feeder is really a (presumably copyright-free) British Police Box, of the type used by members of the public to contact the police and – dare we say – beloved of a famous television doctor! It holds a good two pounds of bird seed.
Bird Swing Feeder – £17.50, M&S
M&S’s wooden swing seat bird feeder has a removable tray, which means it’s easy to take out to clean as well as to replenish. Fashioned from sustainable wood, the feeder measures 17cm (height) x 23cm (width) x 15.5cm (depth) and at a weight of just less than half a kilo will hang happily from a branch of even moderate size.
Pink Floral Teapot Bird House with Gold Detail – £19.99, Very
Very Alice in Wonderland, this one. Very’s teapot bird house has a small hole to provide shelter for garden birds, while the saucer attached to its base provides ample space for you to leave seed or other snacks. Also available in blue, the floral teapot design has gold detail on the lid.
Terracotta apple bird feeder – £11.50, RSPB
You’d expect the UK’s leading bird charity to know their stuff when it comes to this sort of thing, and the to know about this sort of thing – and the RSPB’s apple-shaped, terracotta bird feeder is equipped with three feeding holes and is frost resistant. It’s the perfect place for you to present bird seeds or suet snacks to your airborne pals.