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7 Bird Feeders For Serving Up Mealworms

Packed with high amounts of protein, mealworms make healthy snacks, especially during nesting season.

Even though it seems like mealworms would be difficult to offer birds, plenty of great bird feeders exist to assist you in the process. We assembled a list of seven feeders that’ll help attract all types of species, including wrens, orioles, robins, and bluebirds.

Birds Choice Bluebird Feeder


The first feeder on our list is the Birds Choice Bluebird Feeder. This is designed specifically for feeding bluebirds. It’s made out of durable Inland Red Cedar, features plexiglass sides, and has two holes to escape from predators. The feeder keeps in mealworms and keeps out unwanted guests.

Couronne Co. Sphere Hanger Feeder


The Sphere Hanger Feeder has a very simple but clever design. Made of recycled glass and metal, the feeder hangs from wherever you like and holds mealworms.

Like most mealworm feeders, you can also put other types of food in it—like jelly or even seeds.

Songbird Essentials Copper Bluebird Mealworm Window Feeder

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Thanks to their ability to let you get up close and personal, window feeders are becoming all the rage, so why not have a mealworm window feeder as well. The whole feeder suctions onto any window and the removable blue glass bowl will bring in bluebirds from everywhere.

Birds Choice Pole-Mounted Mealworm Feeder


Next up is a mealworm feeder that attaches to any pole you might already have up. The benefit of this type of mealworm feeder is that it can go below an existing feeder, so it saves space.

Birds Choice Supper Dome Seed


The Birds Choice Supper Dome Feeder is a popular feeder because of its ability to offer a variety of foods, including seed, suet, and mealworms. The feeder has a slot to keep mealworms housed while the included dome keeps them dry.

Rainbow-Gardman Compact Tray Bird Feeder


If you just want something simple and basic, opt for the Rainbow-Gardman Compact Tray Bird Feeder. It’s made out of a metal mesh to allow drainage.

Pinebush Mealworm Bird Feeder


Finally, there’s the Pinebush Mealworm Bird Feeder. Pinebush is known for making unique yet functional feeders and this one is no different. It comes with an adjustable rain cover and has high sides to keep anything from escaping or blowing away.

Timothy Martinez Jr. is a writer and freelance journalist. His work has been published in The Times-Picayune in New Orleans, Remapping Debate in New York City and other publications. He’s been a bird lover since he was young and currently lives in New Orleans, L.A.

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  1. I have an idea for a project to make a mealworm feeder containers from recycled aluminum cans. That’s easy and doesn’t cost much. I’m glad the birds liked it.

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