Splash & Feed

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Ready for a real wing-ding? Hang up this popular feeder/bird bath and splish, splash, they’ll fly back in a dash, that’s how you will know… there’s a party going on!

The Splash & Feed is one of our most popular garden bird feeders in part due to its versatility. Our customers like how they can fill this feeder with either fresh water for dipping and drinking or with seeds and fruit for feasting. Sturdy wire secures the ceramic plate and allows it to be hung easily from a tree and the clean, simple design blends superbly into the garden.

  • Ideal for as a bird bath or as a feeding station
  • Tough ceramic construction built to last
  • Hang up high so your birds can feed or bathe in peace from the predators
  • Sold individually

Dimensions: 200mm high x 230mm wide

FAQs

How do I clean a bird feeder?

First, chuck out any leftover bird food. Take the bird feeder apart and soak well in warm water to remove debris. Scrub thoroughly using a squirt of gentle dishwashing liquid. Leave it to dry completely before refilling with your local flyers’ favourite NZ-made bird feed. Tweeeet as! 

Where should I hang my feeder?

Somewhere high, and dry. Always hang a bird feeder out of harm’s way. Birds feel safe feeding high up off the ground as they are out of the reach of predators like cats, rats and stoats. When hanging a bird from a tree, be sure to hang the feeder out on a limb rather than close to the trunk to discourage pests. 

What should I feed the native birds?

Our native feathered friends turn their beaks up at seed but will flock for nectar, fruit and Energy Food. This isn’t snobbery but merely a matter of biology – tūī and bellbirds, for example, have a curved, narrow beak and a long tongue for sipping nectar from inside flowers.

Which birds will visit my feeder?

Tūī, korimako (bellbirds) and tauhou (waxeyes) love to visit a nectar feeder or fresh fruit stash. The little green waxeyes also get into a right flap over Wild Bird Energy Food. If you’re feeding Wild Bird Seed, it’s likely that sparrows, yellowhammers and finches will come visiting.

Is it good to feed garden birds?

If you feed them right (and wash that feeder) then there is no harm in providing sustenance to garden birds, especially in winter when food is scarce. A fed bird is more likely to breed, so keeping a feeder in your garden, along with planting native shrubbery and trees, lends a helping hand to our native manu.

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