Modern Bird Cages

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Unlike the most basic or purely functional models, a modern bird cage will provide the perfect space for your little winged friends while also complementing your furniture and decor. Be sure to choose one that’s the right fit for your pet: the very minimum height should be three times that of the bird (from its head to the tip of its tail), but stay on the large side if you can, especially if the cage is for more than one.

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Elegant bird cage
Maisie 58.5'' Victorian Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
Maisie 58.5'' Victorian Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
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Maisie 58.5'' Victorian Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
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Maisie 58.5'' Victorian Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
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Elegant bird cage

Tucker Murphy Pet™

This 58.5” bird cage immediately stands out thanks to its decorative design, particularly the top and its curved lines: perfect to add an antique twist to your modern interiors. It also includes two long wood perches and two food cups. 

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Modern bird cage with play top
Gabrielson 59'' Iron Play Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
Gabrielson 59'' Iron Play Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
Gabrielson 59'' Iron Play Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
Gabrielson 59'' Iron Play Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
Gabrielson 59'' Iron Play Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
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Modern bird cage with play top

Tucker Murphy Pet™

If you’d like for your feathered friends to have a comfy perch when they’re flying around the house too, this 59” modern bird cage is exactly what you need. It also includes two traditional perches, two feeders, and a shelf.

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Stylish bird cage
Gadbois 55'' Iron Pointed Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
Gadbois 55'' Iron Pointed Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
Gadbois 55'' Iron Pointed Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
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Gadbois 55'' Iron Pointed Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
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Gadbois 55'' Iron Pointed Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
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Stylish bird cage

Tucker Murphy Pet™

Safe for outdoor use but so beautiful that you’ll probably want to keep it indoors, this 55” bird cage for one or two small/medium-size birds is full of practical features, such as easily accessible feeders and a shelf for storage.

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Versatile modern bird cage
Dwight 65'' Iron Dome Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
Dwight 65'' Iron Dome Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
Dwight 65'' Iron Dome Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels

Versatile modern bird cage

Archie & Oscar™

This 65” modern bird cage offers plenty of room thanks to its wide design (48” x 36”): with its wood perches and four stainless steel bowls, it’s ideal to keep more than one bird without them feeling tight on space.

Designer Advice:

When choosing a modern bird cage, always take your room’s palette into account. The simplest way to prevent it from clashing with the rest of your furniture and decor is to choose a model in one of its existing hues, and especially a neutral one like black. 

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Contemporary bird cage with plenty of room
Tocoloma 69'' Flat Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
Tocoloma 69'' Flat Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
Tocoloma 69'' Flat Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
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Tocoloma 69'' Flat Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
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Tocoloma 69'' Flat Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
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Contemporary bird cage with plenty of room

Tucker Murphy Pet™

Available in black and white, this 69” modern cage with a streamlined design is a luxury option for the luckiest birds: six perches, eight food cups, and little ladders to climb up and down (and an external shelf for you).

$299.99

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Decorative dome style modern bird cage
Cotto 30'' Dome Top Hanging Bird Cage with Perch
Cotto 30'' Dome Top Hanging Bird Cage with Perch
Cotto 30'' Dome Top Hanging Bird Cage with Perch
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Cotto 30'' Dome Top Hanging Bird Cage with Perch
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Cotto 30'' Dome Top Hanging Bird Cage with Perch
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Decorative dome style modern bird cage

Tucker Murphy Pet™

With one wooden perch and an adorable swing, this 30” modern cage is designed for one small bird such as a canary or parakeet. The translucent base only adds to the airy feel of its overall design.

Designer Advice:

Dome-style bird cages come with an intrinsic vintage feel, so they’ll immediately work wonders with retro and modern settings, adding an elegant touch to that overall area. They’re perfect in shabby chic rooms too, as long as you stick to white designs.

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Designer bird cage
Bressler 25'' Steel Victorian Top Hanging Bird Cage with Perch
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Bressler 25'' Steel Victorian Top Hanging Bird Cage with Perch
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Bressler 25'' Steel Victorian Top Hanging Bird Cage with Perch
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Designer bird cage

Tucker Murphy Pet™

Available in black or white, this smaller 25” modern bird cage is delightfully decorative with its harmonious lines. It also includes two separate perches and cups. Given its limited size, it’s mainly recommended for lovebirds, conure, or small parrots.

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Outdoor bird cage
Mcmillen 69.3'' Wood Pointed Top Flight Cage
Mcmillen 69.3'' Wood Pointed Top Flight Cage
Mcmillen 69.3'' Wood Pointed Top Flight Cage
Mcmillen 69.3'' Wood Pointed Top Flight Cage
Mcmillen 69.3'' Wood Pointed Top Flight Cage

Outdoor bird cage

Tucker Murphy Pet™

This cage for up to five small birds consists of a combination of fir wood and reliable wire mesh, including a waterproof roof and weather-resistant coating. Make it even more fun by adding toys to the three resting bars.

Designer Advice:

While it really depends on your outdoor decor, choosing wood over metal is usually a wiser choice for your garden. It makes it easier to match its surroundings and inspire a natural feel. Just be sure to choose a model that’s been coated to withstand the elements so that your new modern bird cage will last you for years.

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Vertical modern bird cage design
Edelson 64'' Steel Pointed Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
Edelson 64'' Steel Pointed Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
Edelson 64'' Steel Pointed Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
Edelson 64'' Steel Pointed Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels
Edelson 64'' Steel Pointed Top Floor Bird Cage with Wheels

Vertical modern bird cage design

Tucker Murphy Pet™

This 64” metal modern bird cage includes four wooden perches and a fun swing. The four feeding doors make it easy to refill water and seeds, while the bottom shelf is a handy place for toys, food, or cleaning tools.

$111.99

Designer Advice:

A taller bird cage is a wiser solution if your room already feels a little cramped: it’ll be easier to place, and you’ll still ensure that your birds have plenty of room to fly around. Put it between a shorter and taller item to further enhance this sense of verticality and improve your room’s visual flow.

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Colorful unique bird cage
Higbee 22'' Plastic Pointed Top Hanging Bird Cage with Perch
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Higbee 22'' Plastic Pointed Top Hanging Bird Cage with Perch
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Higbee 22'' Plastic Pointed Top Hanging Bird Cage with Perch
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Colorful unique bird cage

Archie & Oscar™

This plastic bird cage is a more budget-friendly option but still an upgrade from basic models thanks to its house-shaped design and delightful finishes (white and blue, green, lilac, or yellow). It includes a circular swing, perches, and two cups.

Designer Advice:

While more affordable plastic bird cages are certainly less glamorous than metal options, you can still make a decorative statement with them if budget is your main concern. The key is to stray away from basic monochrome models and opt for a brighter or quirkier hue that’s already present in your palette. 

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Modern Bird Cages

Buying Guide

Your modern birdcage should be at least 1 ½ or 2 times the bird’s full wingspan in length and depth. If the cage is going to house two birds, its size should be at least 3 times their combined wingspan so that they can fly without damaging their wings on the bars. Although the length and width are more important than the height, it’s always preferable to choose an enclosure with an interior height that’s no less than 3 times the length of the bird from head to tail. If you plan on furnishing the birdcage with toys, swings, ladders, and perches, always go for the largest cage you can find for your bird. Of course, the more spacious, the better.

Modern birdcages come in all shapes and sizes, and to determine the right fit for your home, you’ll need to consider a few factors. The size of your bird, how many birds you plan to house in the cage, and your bird species will all play into choosing the proper size.

Finch and canary cages should be at least 18” high, while cockatiels and larger birds may need 48” high cages depending on their exact species size. If you’re in any doubt about the size of your cage, consult with your vet or the breeder you bought the bird from. Since some birds are much more active than others, you may find a cage that works for one bird is too small for a similarly-sized bird of a different subspecies.

Modern bird cages can add a whimsical sense of charm to your home. Often, these cages are amazing pieces of art and architecture with decorative elements that can make them a focal piece of your home.

Of course, you should also buy a modern bird cage if you have a bird in your home—although that’s not a prerequisite. However, today’s modern bird cages can provide comfortable, safe havens for your pets and look good while doing so, which is certainly a win-win situation.

Best Ideas

Iron bird cages

A magnificent bird cage for modern interiors, that rests on 6 legs with small locking casters for easy mobility. The cage is made of wrought iron, has a hexagonal shape, a bunch of small doors, and a bell-like roof with stylish ball finial and eye-catchy scrollwork.

Hamster bird cage

Hamster bird cage

Coming from a collection of antique and modern architectural models, this contemporary cage for a bird or a hamster delights with its detailed crafting. It will provide both entertainment and a cosy shelter for your pupils.

Vintage eames style bird cage hairpin base mid by queenieseclectic

Vintage Eames Style Bird Cage Hairpin Base Mid by QUEENIESECLECTIC, $ ...

Modern bird cage

Old bird cage that looks very attractive outdoors. Its metal construction is resistant to negative outdoor and indoor conditions. The whole cage looks like a horse, so it brings some natural accents and increases aesthetics.

19th century carpenter masterpiece bird cage

19th century carpenter masterpiece bird cage

Original bird cage in the shape of castle. Frame is made of wood and fitted with metal wires. Designed for small sized birds. Elegant addition for each room according to taste.

Corner bird cage

An impressive antique corner bird cage. It has a pentagonal frame, with a crown top and an ornate base with wide angle legs, in warm browns. Walls of metal wires are partially glazed. It has a hinged door, a removable tray, swings and feeders.

Modern bird cage design

19th Century Wood Birdhouse | From a unique collection of antique and modern bird cages at

Loro Flight Bird Cage

Loro Flight Bird Cage

Deco 79 41392 Metal Bird Cage Stand, 13 by 53-Inch

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Modern look for a unique and cute outdoor birdhouse. The birdhouse is made out of white plastic with translucent plexi glass elements, and resembles a full-fledged house, giving the piece a distinct appearance.

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19th C. Inlaid Rosewood Birdcage | From a unique collection of antique and modern bird cages at

Modern birdcage

19th century tole birdcage | From a unique collection of antique and modern bird cages at

Extra Large Flight Bird Cage

Extra Large Flight Bird Cage

This portable, wheeled shelter for your birds adds a smartly constructed piece to your home and lets you provide your birds with enough space to enjoy a comfortable and enjoyable stay, while the steel and plastic construction proves to be strong and reliable.

Signature Series Select Small Bird Cage

Signature Series Select Small Bird Cage

Highly functional cage that will house a small bird. It features a variety of useful features, from locking wheels on its base to a laddered terrace on its top. It provides also convenient storage space that can accommodate pet accessories.

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Recommendable for all small birds' owners, this modern Tate bird cage constitutes a designer construction, which offers impressive functionality and capacity, providing space for your beloved companion.

Pagoda Cockatiel Bird Cage

Pagoda Cockatiel Bird Cage

Modern bird cage design for interior decoration modern bird cage

Modern Bird Cage Design for Interior Decoration : Modern Bird Cage ...

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19th Century Architectural Birdcage | From a unique collection of antique and modern bird cages at

Hendryx bird cage

... Mid Century Modern Hendryx USA Brass Footed Domed Beehive Bird Cage

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Such a pretty, elegant set of iron bird cages, made with a very unique, classical look. Very vintage and antique design, perfect for a sophisticated, traditional bedroom or an old, stylized library.

Large Play Top Bird Cage with Bird Toy Hook

Large Play Top Bird Cage with Bird Toy Hook

Deco 79 Metal Bird Cage, 24-Inch and 16-Inch, Set of 2

Deco 79 Metal Bird Cage, 37-Inch and 28-Inch, Set of 2

Silverado Macaw Bird Cage

Silverado Macaw Bird Cage