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Choosing Bird Food


Black-oil sunflower seed:
BOSS is enjoyed by more birds than any other seed. Chickadee, titmice, cardinals, nuthatches and more are among our favored birds that prefer black-oil sunflower seeds.

White millet:
Ground feeding birds, such as juncos, doves and sparrows, love white millet.

Red Milo
Again, a great ground feed which doves and jays love.

Cracked corn:
Cracked corn placed on the ground around your feeder will invite doves, juncos and the like to visit and stay at your feeders.

Mixed seed:
Place this product the ground, or into seed trays, fly-throughs and other platform type feeders.
Mixed seed normally has large quantities of millet. As noted above, millet will attract a vast number of birds. But most cheap mixed seed contains way too much and the majority goes to waste. We add a few handfuls to straight BOSS and adjust this quantity as needed. Keep an eye on the ground and see what is (or isn't) going to waste.

Niger:
Niger or Thistle Seed is a finch favorite. Attract siskins, goldfinches and redpolls. It is important to use a niger seed feeder that is well designed to get your best bang from this expensive seed.

Safflower:
In out opinion, the extra cost of safflower over BOSS is not worth it. Some say squirrels will not eat it but our experience says likewise. A must try though if you have squirrel issues. Like everything, it may or may not work for you. Trying new things is half the fun of birding.

Sugar water/Nectar:
Hummingbirds and sugar water go together like kids and candy. Cook up your own by using 4 parts water to one part sugar. Place in a pan and bringing to a boil, cool and feed. Please, do not put artificial red coloring in your mix. It will not be needed.

Suet:
Woodpeckers, chickadees, titmice, nuthatches and many more love suet. I've even watched cardinals try to hover at the feeders for a taste. Hang it in a mesh bag or purchase on of our suet feeders or buy simple metal screen type feeder to discourage raccoons and squirrels from stealing your bird's treat.

Fruits:
Raisins, grapes, bananas, currants, and sliced apples may attract mockingbirds, robins, bluebirds, and waxwings. Oranges, grapefruits and the like are loved by orioles.