Foods That Attract Certain Species of Birds
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Bird Grub® Bird Food
To attract birds, especially cardinals, chickadees, titmice, nuthatches, woodpeckers, grosbeaks and towhees to a new feeder, mix peanuts liberally with seed and watch how quickly they respond.
Blue Bird Banquet Use in your Bluebird Diner, or any bluebird feeder year-round, and watch bluebirds flock to your backyard! Finches, orioles, woodpeckers and other songbirds also enjoy Bluebird Banquet.
Bird Grub insects make up over 50% of the diet of many birds -- wrens, chickadees, nuthatches, bluebirds, orioles, tanagers, woodpeckers and mockingbirds.
Finches Favorite attracts all finches, chickadees, nuthatches
Millet attracts pine siskins, chipping, song, field and fox sparrows, mourning doves, juncos, purple finches.
Perodovic Sunflower (Black Oil) attracts cardinals, chickadees, finches, grosbeaks, crossbills, nuthatches, titmice, all your favorites. Most favored bird seed.
Pumpkin Seed tree sparrows, purple finches, black-capped chickadees and bluebirds.
Safflower attracts cardinals, chickadees, titmice. Starlings, grackles and squirrels don't like it.
Shelled Peanuts attract cardinals, woodpeckers, nuthatches, grosbeaks, chickadees, titmice, towhees.
Sunflower Meats attract redpolls, chickadees, cardinals, nuthatches, titmice, goldfinches, pine siskins.
Thistle, also known as niger, attracts finches, redpolls, pine siskins, juncos, Indigo buntings.
Thistle Gold attracts goldfinches, purple finches, pine siskins, redpolls, and juncos.
Yellow Corn attracts ducks, geese; squirrels like whole corn; songbirds eat cracked corn for energy in colder weather.
Wild Bird Mix attracts most songbirds that like sunflower and peanuts.