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Coconut halves for birds are an ideal way to attract and feed wild birds without the need for a feeder. Our coconut halves are filled with high calorie suet and seeds, making them a perfect bird food for year-round feeding. Simply hang a coconut bird feeder on a tree or feeder station by the attached string. Every purchase supports local Wildlife Trusts.

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Coconut halves were one of the first products of their kind to enter the market, well ahead of fat balls, blocks and pellets. Our coconut shells for birds are filled with a calorie-rich suet and a combination of bird seeds that will attract a good number of different wild bird species

Coconut halves will feed birds throughout the year. The high energy suet provides much-needed calories to keep the birds in your garden energised through cold Winter months, and can also be a helpful support in their search for food during the summer months.

Coconut shell bird feeders are fully biodegradable, meaning that once the birds have finished eating you can be confident that the coconut halves left behind can be disposed of in an environmentally friendly manner.

Every time you purchase coconut bird feeders from Vinehouse Farm, you are helping to support the Wildlife Trusts. Thanks to our customers, we have donated over £1.9 million to local Trusts so far. 

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FAQ Title 1

Can you give coconut to birds?

FAQ Content 1

Coconut is safe for birds to consume, making coconut shells an ideal food container. However, our coconut shell bird feeders contain no fresh coconut and use only the waste shell. Birds that feed from our coconut halves will not be interested in the shell, so they can be safely disposed of once the suet and seed mix has been eaten.

FAQ Title 2

How to feed coconut halves to birds

FAQ Content 2

Our coconut bird feeders come with a string attached, meaning you can feed birds in your garden without needing to use a bird feeder. Simply hang it from the branch of a tree to attract many species of garden birds. If you wish, you can also hang the coconut shells on a bird feeding station, or place them on bird tables to attract wild birds to your garden.

FAQ Title 3

Where do you hang a coconut for birds?

FAQ Content 3

Hang your coconut halves on tree branches or from a bird feeder station to give birds a place to perch before and after they eat.

Coconut shells should be hung from trees or bird feeders out of sunlight during hot months, to avoid the fat mixture inside perishing. Make sure the shells are hung high enough to avoid predators, as cats and dogs may be a danger to the birds you want to attract to your garden. 

Ideally, coconut halves for birds can be hung on tree branches and on the branches of bushes. Here, they can be easily accessed by a range of birds, including birds of different sizes. 

Suet is an attractive food product for most birds so if you are interested in attracting specific birds, such as Blue tits and Great tits, consider surrounding your coconut shells with a guardian to discourage larger birds from eating the entire contents.

FAQ Title 4

What other foods should I put out with suet coconut feeders?

FAQ Content 4

To attract a variety of wild birds to your garden, it is important to put out a variety of bird food sources

Examples of popular foods include: 

  • Sunflower seeds, sunflower hearts and sunflower heart chips
  • Whole straight seeds and seed mixes
  • Peanuts 
  • Live mealworms and waxworms
  • Other suet products such as suet balls, suet pellets and suet blocks 
FAQ Title 5

Which birds eat coconut halves?

FAQ Content 5

A variety of species enjoy eating fat-rich suet throughout the year so there is a chance you could attract a number of your local bird species by hanging coconut bird feeders in your garden.

Suet is a favourite of several species of tit, as well as Great spotted woodpeckers. As well as this, several other species of garden bird have been known to eat suet, including ground feeding birds like Robins and Blackbirds

Some species that commonly enjoy suet-filled coconut shells include:



All prices in our catalogue and on our website include delivery; there are no hidden extra costs. Orders received by 3pm Monday to Friday will be dispatched on that day using a next working day delivery service. Therefore an order placed on Tuesday morning should be delivered on Wednesday and an order placed on Friday will be delivered on Monday.

We don't deliver on Saturdays or Bank Holidays. We offer a no sigature delivery service; simply advise us where to leave your bags.

Live food orders and orders less than 1kg in weight will come by Royal Mail.

If you have not received your order within 7 working days please contact us on 01775 630208.

We now deliver to all of mainland UK and Northern Ireland with no extra delivery charge. Please note that some postcode areas that are classed as Scottish Islands and Highlands may take 2-3 working days to arrive. For deliveries outside of these areas a £10 charge will be applied.
Postcode areas affected include HS, IV41 – IV49, IV51, IV55 and IV56, KA27 and KA28, KW15 to KW17, PA20, PA41 to PA49, PA60 to PA78, PH42 to PH44, ZE, Isle of Man

We are unable to deliver to the Republic of Ireland or the Channel Islands.

  • Julia shaw

    80%

    The birds love them which is the most important thing. Some of the twine loops are very small which can make it difficult to hang them up though.

    12/07/2021
  • Mrs penny Rayner

    100%

    Excellent product, lots of birds love them, we even get adult and young greater-spotted woodpeckers on them . They are easy to hang and do last well even with a flock of assorted tits visiting them. As always the service was super fast and efficient.

    06/07/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    good value and excellent service from Vine House

    29/06/2021
  • Richard Brown

    100%

    I was buying them locally, but I had four with a slightly different coloured fat content and none of the birds will eat it. They are going through the Vine House ones very quickly. 3 species of Tits , Robins, Blackbirds, Starlings and the occasional great Spotted Woodpecker.

    29/06/2021
  • Guest

    100%

    very good birds cant get enough of them

    24/06/2021
  • Linda Duggan

    100%

    Have to limit these to a few a week! Birds love them and I have trouble keeping up with supply.

    22/06/2021
  • Geoff Barr

    100%

    Birds love the quality.

    22/06/2021
  • Stefania Marsh

    100%

    Firm and full and the birds in my garden really enjoy them.

    14/06/2021
  • Ms Isobel treloar

    100%

    The birds love these coconut halves and they are very easy to hang out.

    12/06/2021
  • Laila Hackforth-jones

    100%

    The birds and squirrels can’t get enough of them! They attract a variety of species.

    11/06/2021
  • Vickie Lockhart

    100%

    Tits, starlings, blackbirds, robins, greater spotted woodpecker all love them.

    04/06/2021
  • Gillian Eyers

    100%

    Great

    29/05/2021
  • Laurence Brophy

    80%

    an extra inch on the string would make them perfect ... the birds enjoy them xxx

    29/05/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    Birds love them tree feeders and ground feeders alike.

    27/05/2021
  • Wendy Roper

    100%

    These coconut halves appear very popular with all the birds coming to our feeding station. We are currently going through 2 a day . We have seen sparrows ,starlings and blueprints visit and even the blackbirds have a sneaky dive onto them now and again.

    25/05/2021
  • Anonymous

    80%

    Quality fillings but one with broken loop.

    21/05/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    Loved by starlings and blue tits. A pity they come individually wrapped in plastic as I hoped bulk buying would reduce unrecyclable waste

    18/05/2021
  • David Sleet

    80%

    Although this batch was not quite up to the standard of our original order, it still is good value for money and the birds have no complaints!

    18/05/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    Birds love them. One small problem with last box. The loops were very small. Difficult to even get a piece of string through to tie them on to bird feeders. Never had this happen before in several years of using the.

    12/05/2021
  • Annette Moody

    100%

    Great product - our local love them, particularly the woodpecker!

    10/05/2021
  • Guest

    100%

    The birds just simply love them and the starlings can't get enough. It is wonderful to watch all the bird life that the coconut halves attract to our garden.

    10/05/2021
  • Sally Jordan

    100%

    Possibly TOO yummy as the blackbirds stripped 3 of them within an hour !!!! Bluetits didn’t get a look in so may have to stick to seed feeders.

    08/05/2021
  • Kenneth Albon

    100%

    Absolutely brilliant.The birds love these.

    07/05/2021
  • Guest

    100%

    much loved but they go too quickly!

    04/05/2021
  • Melissa George

    100%

    All the birds in our garden LOVE these coconut halves, especially at present in the springtime when the birds are feeding their young and need extra energy. Vine House Farm is an amazing business and I really appreciate the strong focus on wildlife and nature. I now buy everything for our birds from this website and have always been impressed with the quality of the items and the speed of delivery. Thank you, Vine House Farm!

    03/05/2021
  • Ms Sue fulham

    100%

    I have used Vine House Farm for all my bird food and feeders, for many years. They are reliable and efficient and well priced. I recommend them highly.

    03/05/2021
  • Carol Smethurst

    100%

    blackbird loving them robin takes a bite

    28/04/2021
  • John F howard

    100%

    Super product - amazing speed of service. Next order due any day. Delighted with Vine House. Interesting news items accompanied the goods too. Thank you John F Howard - Norwich

    28/04/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    Blue tits and starlings favour these coconut halves the most.

    21/04/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    The birds love these coconut halves, as does the resident fox if she can persuade the jackdaws to dislodge them from their fastening as she cannot quite reach the feeding station.

    16/04/2021
  • Guest

    80%

    The only issue I have with these good quality coconut halves is they come wrapped in plastic which is unnecessary.

    14/04/2021
  • Guest

    80%

    Good product, good value and the blue and long tailed tits love them. However, my previous orders came individually bagged while this order came shrink wrapped. I prefer the bagged version.

    06/04/2021
  • Guest

    100%

    ptoblem is that they dont last long, the birds in our garden love them!

    06/04/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    Birds loving the coconut halves they are going down very quickly will have to order more at this rate!

    03/04/2021
  • Isabella Williamson

    80%

    Great product. Shame they are individually wrapped in plastic.

    03/04/2021
  • David Bird

    100%

    The coconut halves are well liked by the birds, and the next day delivery was spot on Thank you.

    02/04/2021
  • Anonymous

    80%

    Not as popular as some I've had, but the starlings seem to be enjoying them.

    24/03/2021
  • Alexis Collins

    100%

    Birds like them...

    24/03/2021
  • Mrs susie Thomson

    100%

    Excellent as ever BUT the strings are too short

    16/03/2021
  • Janet Gordon

    100%

    Another good value item from Vine House Farm. Excellent service too, as always.

    16/03/2021
  • Theresa Adamson adamson

    100%

    Fast delivery, and the birds love them.

    12/03/2021
  • Guest

    100%

    Attractive and robust

    11/03/2021
  • Charles Eales

    100%

    Not my first purchase of these as the birds in our garden absolutely love so keep coming back for more. The price from Vine House Farm is much cheaper than garden centres and love the way these are made from coconut halves so natural. They also look good hanging up in the garden. Would highly recommend.

    07/03/2021
  • Lizzie Palliser

    80%

    they are fine and birds love them, but they frequently fall out of the shell before they are fully eaten.

    06/03/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    I can’t speak personally but the birds like them!

    06/03/2021
  • Guest

    100%

    Much welcomed as an additional attraction on our apple tree and on the ground from starling mopping up.

    06/03/2021
  • David Britton

    100%

    Excellent product, well packaged and delivered quickly. These are easy to hang in one of the trees and have already attracted back some great tits which I have not seen for some time. Looking forward to seeing some more suet loving species .

    27/02/2021
  • Marion seed

    100%

    Excellent product. Birds demolish contents very quickly. Empty coconut shell can be easily smashed and used for paths or even refilled with fat and seeds.

    23/02/2021
  • Julie Church

    80%

    Good product . Would be even better if the hanging loops weren’t so small, makes hanging awkward.

    23/02/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    My bluebirds love them, and visiting robins have also learned to 'hang on' ... as seed has temporarily dried-up from local garden center

    22/02/2021

Coconut halves were one of the first products of their kind to enter the market, well ahead of fat balls, blocks and pellets. Our coconut shells for birds are filled with a calorie-rich suet and a combination of bird seeds that will attract a good number of different wild bird species

Coconut halves will feed birds throughout the year. The high energy suet provides much-needed calories to keep the birds in your garden energised through cold Winter months, and can also be a helpful support in their search for food during the summer months.

Coconut shell bird feeders are fully biodegradable, meaning that once the birds have finished eating you can be confident that the coconut halves left behind can be disposed of in an environmentally friendly manner.

Every time you purchase coconut bird feeders from Vinehouse Farm, you are helping to support the Wildlife Trusts. Thanks to our customers, we have donated over £1.9 million to local Trusts so far. 

All prices in our catalogue and on our website include delivery; there are no hidden extra costs. Orders received by 3pm Monday to Friday will be dispatched on that day using a next working day delivery service. Therefore an order placed on Tuesday morning should be delivered on Wednesday and an order placed on Friday will be delivered on Monday.

We don't deliver on Saturdays or Bank Holidays. We offer a no sigature delivery service; simply advise us where to leave your bags.

Live food orders and orders less than 1kg in weight will come by Royal Mail.

If you have not received your order within 7 working days please contact us on 01775 630208.

We now deliver to all of mainland UK and Northern Ireland with no extra delivery charge. Please note that some postcode areas that are classed as Scottish Islands and Highlands may take 2-3 working days to arrive. For deliveries outside of these areas a £10 charge will be applied.
Postcode areas affected include HS, IV41 – IV49, IV51, IV55 and IV56, KA27 and KA28, KW15 to KW17, PA20, PA41 to PA49, PA60 to PA78, PH42 to PH44, ZE, Isle of Man

We are unable to deliver to the Republic of Ireland or the Channel Islands.

  • Julia shaw

    80%

    The birds love them which is the most important thing. Some of the twine loops are very small which can make it difficult to hang them up though.

    12/07/2021
  • Mrs penny Rayner

    100%

    Excellent product, lots of birds love them, we even get adult and young greater-spotted woodpeckers on them . They are easy to hang and do last well even with a flock of assorted tits visiting them. As always the service was super fast and efficient.

    06/07/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    good value and excellent service from Vine House

    29/06/2021
  • Richard Brown

    100%

    I was buying them locally, but I had four with a slightly different coloured fat content and none of the birds will eat it. They are going through the Vine House ones very quickly. 3 species of Tits , Robins, Blackbirds, Starlings and the occasional great Spotted Woodpecker.

    29/06/2021
  • Guest

    100%

    very good birds cant get enough of them

    24/06/2021
  • Linda Duggan

    100%

    Have to limit these to a few a week! Birds love them and I have trouble keeping up with supply.

    22/06/2021
  • Geoff Barr

    100%

    Birds love the quality.

    22/06/2021
  • Stefania Marsh

    100%

    Firm and full and the birds in my garden really enjoy them.

    14/06/2021
  • Ms Isobel treloar

    100%

    The birds love these coconut halves and they are very easy to hang out.

    12/06/2021
  • Laila Hackforth-jones

    100%

    The birds and squirrels can’t get enough of them! They attract a variety of species.

    11/06/2021
  • Vickie Lockhart

    100%

    Tits, starlings, blackbirds, robins, greater spotted woodpecker all love them.

    04/06/2021
  • Gillian Eyers

    100%

    Great

    29/05/2021
  • Laurence Brophy

    80%

    an extra inch on the string would make them perfect ... the birds enjoy them xxx

    29/05/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    Birds love them tree feeders and ground feeders alike.

    27/05/2021
  • Wendy Roper

    100%

    These coconut halves appear very popular with all the birds coming to our feeding station. We are currently going through 2 a day . We have seen sparrows ,starlings and blueprints visit and even the blackbirds have a sneaky dive onto them now and again.

    25/05/2021
  • Anonymous

    80%

    Quality fillings but one with broken loop.

    21/05/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    Loved by starlings and blue tits. A pity they come individually wrapped in plastic as I hoped bulk buying would reduce unrecyclable waste

    18/05/2021
  • David Sleet

    80%

    Although this batch was not quite up to the standard of our original order, it still is good value for money and the birds have no complaints!

    18/05/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    Birds love them. One small problem with last box. The loops were very small. Difficult to even get a piece of string through to tie them on to bird feeders. Never had this happen before in several years of using the.

    12/05/2021
  • Annette Moody

    100%

    Great product - our local love them, particularly the woodpecker!

    10/05/2021
  • Guest

    100%

    The birds just simply love them and the starlings can't get enough. It is wonderful to watch all the bird life that the coconut halves attract to our garden.

    10/05/2021
  • Sally Jordan

    100%

    Possibly TOO yummy as the blackbirds stripped 3 of them within an hour !!!! Bluetits didn’t get a look in so may have to stick to seed feeders.

    08/05/2021
  • Kenneth Albon

    100%

    Absolutely brilliant.The birds love these.

    07/05/2021
  • Guest

    100%

    much loved but they go too quickly!

    04/05/2021
  • Melissa George

    100%

    All the birds in our garden LOVE these coconut halves, especially at present in the springtime when the birds are feeding their young and need extra energy. Vine House Farm is an amazing business and I really appreciate the strong focus on wildlife and nature. I now buy everything for our birds from this website and have always been impressed with the quality of the items and the speed of delivery. Thank you, Vine House Farm!

    03/05/2021
  • Ms Sue fulham

    100%

    I have used Vine House Farm for all my bird food and feeders, for many years. They are reliable and efficient and well priced. I recommend them highly.

    03/05/2021
  • Carol Smethurst

    100%

    blackbird loving them robin takes a bite

    28/04/2021
  • John F howard

    100%

    Super product - amazing speed of service. Next order due any day. Delighted with Vine House. Interesting news items accompanied the goods too. Thank you John F Howard - Norwich

    28/04/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    Blue tits and starlings favour these coconut halves the most.

    21/04/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    The birds love these coconut halves, as does the resident fox if she can persuade the jackdaws to dislodge them from their fastening as she cannot quite reach the feeding station.

    16/04/2021
  • Guest

    80%

    The only issue I have with these good quality coconut halves is they come wrapped in plastic which is unnecessary.

    14/04/2021
  • Guest

    80%

    Good product, good value and the blue and long tailed tits love them. However, my previous orders came individually bagged while this order came shrink wrapped. I prefer the bagged version.

    06/04/2021
  • Guest

    100%

    ptoblem is that they dont last long, the birds in our garden love them!

    06/04/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    Birds loving the coconut halves they are going down very quickly will have to order more at this rate!

    03/04/2021
  • Isabella Williamson

    80%

    Great product. Shame they are individually wrapped in plastic.

    03/04/2021
  • David Bird

    100%

    The coconut halves are well liked by the birds, and the next day delivery was spot on Thank you.

    02/04/2021
  • Anonymous

    80%

    Not as popular as some I've had, but the starlings seem to be enjoying them.

    24/03/2021
  • Alexis Collins

    100%

    Birds like them...

    24/03/2021
  • Mrs susie Thomson

    100%

    Excellent as ever BUT the strings are too short

    16/03/2021
  • Janet Gordon

    100%

    Another good value item from Vine House Farm. Excellent service too, as always.

    16/03/2021
  • Theresa Adamson adamson

    100%

    Fast delivery, and the birds love them.

    12/03/2021
  • Guest

    100%

    Attractive and robust

    11/03/2021
  • Charles Eales

    100%

    Not my first purchase of these as the birds in our garden absolutely love so keep coming back for more. The price from Vine House Farm is much cheaper than garden centres and love the way these are made from coconut halves so natural. They also look good hanging up in the garden. Would highly recommend.

    07/03/2021
  • Lizzie Palliser

    80%

    they are fine and birds love them, but they frequently fall out of the shell before they are fully eaten.

    06/03/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    I can’t speak personally but the birds like them!

    06/03/2021
  • Guest

    100%

    Much welcomed as an additional attraction on our apple tree and on the ground from starling mopping up.

    06/03/2021
  • David Britton

    100%

    Excellent product, well packaged and delivered quickly. These are easy to hang in one of the trees and have already attracted back some great tits which I have not seen for some time. Looking forward to seeing some more suet loving species .

    27/02/2021
  • Marion seed

    100%

    Excellent product. Birds demolish contents very quickly. Empty coconut shell can be easily smashed and used for paths or even refilled with fat and seeds.

    23/02/2021
  • Julie Church

    80%

    Good product . Would be even better if the hanging loops weren’t so small, makes hanging awkward.

    23/02/2021
  • Anonymous

    100%

    My bluebirds love them, and visiting robins have also learned to 'hang on' ... as seed has temporarily dried-up from local garden center

    22/02/2021

FAQS

Can you give coconut to birds?

Coconut is safe for birds to consume, making coconut shells an ideal food container. However, our coconut shell bird feeders contain no fresh coconut and use only the waste shell. Birds that feed from our coconut halves will not be interested in the shell, so they can be safely disposed of once the suet and seed mix has been eaten.

How to feed coconut halves to birds

Our coconut bird feeders come with a string attached, meaning you can feed birds in your garden without needing to use a bird feeder. Simply hang it from the branch of a tree to attract many species of garden birds. If you wish, you can also hang the coconut shells on a bird feeding station, or place them on bird tables to attract wild birds to your garden.

Where do you hang a coconut for birds?

Hang your coconut halves on tree branches or from a bird feeder station to give birds a place to perch before and after they eat.

Coconut shells should be hung from trees or bird feeders out of sunlight during hot months, to avoid the fat mixture inside perishing. Make sure the shells are hung high enough to avoid predators, as cats and dogs may be a danger to the birds you want to attract to your garden. 

Ideally, coconut halves for birds can be hung on tree branches and on the branches of bushes. Here, they can be easily accessed by a range of birds, including birds of different sizes. 

Suet is an attractive food product for most birds so if you are interested in attracting specific birds, such as Blue tits and Great tits, consider surrounding your coconut shells with a guardian to discourage larger birds from eating the entire contents.

What other foods should I put out with suet coconut feeders?

To attract a variety of wild birds to your garden, it is important to put out a variety of bird food sources

Examples of popular foods include: 

  • Sunflower seeds, sunflower hearts and sunflower heart chips
  • Whole straight seeds and seed mixes
  • Peanuts 
  • Live mealworms and waxworms
  • Other suet products such as suet balls, suet pellets and suet blocks 

Which birds eat coconut halves?

A variety of species enjoy eating fat-rich suet throughout the year so there is a chance you could attract a number of your local bird species by hanging coconut bird feeders in your garden.

Suet is a favourite of several species of tit, as well as Great spotted woodpeckers. As well as this, several other species of garden bird have been known to eat suet, including ground feeding birds like Robins and Blackbirds

Some species that commonly enjoy suet-filled coconut shells include:



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