Sometimes it’s fun to be different. If you are a unique person and like having unique things, then maybe you don’t want the same popular and common bird feeder that everyone else has. If that’s the case, and you’d like more of a unique bird feeder, then you might just find one on this list that is right up your alley. These bird feeders would also make great gifts.
25 novelty and unique bird feeders that would make great gifts
This whimsical, face-shaped bird feeder is water resistant and hangs directly on a tree. Simply hang it onto your tree of choice and fill the mouth with your favorite seeds and you’re sure to have a unique bird feeder that also keeps your backyard birds happy. It’s very inexpensive, but watch the reviews for this item.
Here’s a simple, easy to fill, easy to clean, pretty but unique globe shaped bird feeder with a hole through middle so your birds can fly in out of the rain or to just munch on some seeds. It has drainage holes on the bottom and can be hung from any hanger or tree.
Rust proof and quality made, this pentagram shaped hanging bird feeder holds up to 4 lbs of seed and can be taken apart easily for cleaning. There are 2 perches and feeding ports on the bottom 2 star points so a bird can feed from either side.
This colorful ferris wheel style bird feeder has 5 feeding stations. As a bird lands on one, the wheel spins with the weight of the bird. It stands almost 8 feet off the ground and is a great centerpiece to any garden or backyard bird feeding sanctuary. Exhart is known for making unique artsy bird feeders and this one would make a great gift for the bird feeding enthusiast in your life.
This little cage-like bird feeder is labeled as for bluebirds but could work for a variety of backyard feeder birds. It has a little glass cup in the middle and comes with a bag of mealworms. The cage keeps larger birds and pests such as squirrels and raccoons out. Not a novelty bird feeder yet still unique compared to most you see. Would make a great addition to any backyard bird haven.
Another quality bird feeder from Perky Pet, this fly through feeder has two fly-through feeding stations and holds 2 lbs of sunflower seeds or peanuts. The mesh on all 4 sides makes it easy to watch birds eat at the feeder. This feeder will attract a variety of birds including several species of woodpecker, chickadees, wrens, finches, sparrows, and more.
A unique little coffee pot/teapot shaped bird feeder from Perky Pet, this powder coated all mesh feeder is great for black oil sunflower seeds, peanuts, or mixed seeds and will attract many different birds. It is not squirrel proof so you may want to consider using a pole and squirrel baffle for this feeder.
This gazebo and antique style bird feeder from Best Choice Products comes on a pedestal and stands just over 3 feet high. It’s bronze in color and while very simple, adds an elegant touch to your yard. It is lightweight but the base can easily be anchored down with some sand or water to make it more sturdy. Would look right at home in a garden or amongst more intricate landscaping.
For anyone that loves lighthouses, this would make a really cool feeder. It comes in a variety of colors on Amazon and it holds up to 8 lbs of bird seed added through the removable top. You can easily hang this bird feeder or mount it to a pole. The seed tray on the bottom is large and provides ample space for feeding and perching.
This classic british telephone booth bird feeder is definitely built to be more novelty than functional. While it is a functioning bird feeder that holds 2 lbs of bird seed, has drainage holes, and can be hung in your yard, from what I can gather from some Amazon reviews it is not the best quality. It may be best for purely decorative purposes or placed in a location where it safe from the elements outdoors. Might be a must have for Dr. Who lovers.
This unique and small novelty bird feeder hangs from the metal hook that is the umbrella handle. It’s got a cute little black bear sitting in the umbrella and makes a great gift for anyone who is into bird feeders. It’s inexpensive and can be purchased on Amazon, there’s really not much more to it.
Another novelty bird feeder, this one is shaped like a bass. It is made of a wire mesh and can be hung from hooks, trees, and poles that a normal feeder would be. The holes in the mesh are on the large side so larger seeds and nuts are recommended so that they don’t fall out. Great as a fun gift for a birding and fishing enthusiast.
Just an adorable little squirrel that looks to be smiling, hanging from a small branch. His tail is in the form of a dish where you can put your bird seed. It’s made of a painted resin and can be mounted to the side of a tree or maybe to your porch. Very much a novelty feeder, but still very cute.
This beautiful winged angel holds a bird feeder bowl and has a visiting bird perched on the side. It stands about 21 inches tall, this highly detailed resin statue would be a great addition to almost any yard whether it be in the landscaping around your front door or a backyard bird feeder garden area. It’s not that big so it could even go inside your house as a decorative piece, lots of possibilities.
Another black bear bird feeder, in this one the bear is hanging on to the side of a tire swing. Place the bird seed inside the tire and hang the feeder in your garden, from a tree, or wherever you see fit.
This little one piece bear statue bird feeder is short at just over a foot tall and has the appearance of being hand carved wood. So while it is a functional bird feeder, or possible mini birdbath, it could also sit on a table in your house and hold any number of things in the dish on top of his head. Would make a great gift for a bird lover or bear lover!
The description for this bear log birder is very in depth and goes on to say the following: “bear log bird feeder”. Ha! No kidding that’s all it says, so we’ll just have to assume what you see is what you get. He is a cute little bear holding a hollow log that you put your bird seed in, very similar to a few of the others on this list just a different design.
This cool looking blue glass bird feeder is pretty, well-made, and quite unique in my opinion. It hangs from hooks and hangers like a typical bird feeder and the glass bottle screws and unscrews from the base for easy refilling and cleaning. It only holds about a half pound of birdseed so it’s not that big. The vintage/antique look is very eye-catching.
A blown glass hummingbird feeder, very cool. It has half yellow flowers and half wild flowers, 5 feeding ports, can hold 24 0z of hummingbird nectar, and would make a great gift. It’s a beautiful hummingbird feeder, is quality made, and has great reviews on Amazon. Very bright and artistic!
This hanging bird feeder closely resembles a sunflower. The petals are made of glass and the center is made of mesh and holds about 4.5 cups of bird seed, and how appropriate that sunflower seeds work best for this feeder. The mesh holes are on the larger side so small mixed bird seed will fall right out. This unique bird feeder would look great in a garden, especially a sunflower garden!
If you ever played Super Mario Bros then this probably reminds you of Toad, or maybe I’m just weird but that’s the first thing I thought of! Anyway, this neat little feeder obviously looks like a mushroom and you store your bird seed in the fat, mesh stem. The bright colors supposedly attract more birds than other feeders. It’s reasonably priced and would make a neat gift.
Made of mesh and glass, this bird shaped hanging bird feeder easily hangs from a hook or tree branch. The anchor points for hanging it are from the end of the beak and the wing. It holds 3.5 cups of bird seed in the body of the bird and would be a cute addition to your garden.
Here’s another sunflower bird feeder for you, this one stands 38″ high and the mesh can hold a half pound of sunflower seeds or peanuts. Three of these together at different heights would looks really good in a garden.
Electroplating is when a non-precious metal is plated with a thin layer of a precious or semi-precious metal. This bird feeder is made of a “metal material” that is plated with bronze, this gives it a unique but high quality appearance.
Not much to say about this one, it’s a cowboy rooster bird feeder that you can hang. It has feeder in the product title and while it may double as one it seems to be more of a novelty bird house. It has pretty good reviews on Amazon either way.