Attracting More Birds At A Glance


SPECIESFAVORITE FOODSBEST BIRD FEEDERSHINTS AND TIPS
 Bluebirds Currants, Soaked Raisins, Grapes, Mealworms Mealworm Feeders Bluebird Houses and Bird Baths
  Buntings Sunflower Seeds, Thistle Seed, Nut Meats, Peanut Kernels, Millet, Milo Platform Feeders, 
Tube Feeders, 
Hopper Feeders, 
Thistle Feeders 
with Perches, 
Sunflower Feeders
 Bird Baths; Plant plants in the sunflower family, but don't deadhead the flowers.
  Cardinals Sunflower Seeds, Safflower Seeds, Nut Meats, Millet, Cracked Corn, Mealworms Sunflower and 
Safflower Feeders,
  
Platform Feeders, 
Mealworm Feeders
 Prefer thickets and hedges, so be sure to use a good planting arrangement for your yard.
 Catbirds  Nut Meats, Suet, Fruit, Mealworms, Grape Jelly Oriole Feeders
Suet Feeders
Mealworm Feeders
 Prefers thickets; Loves running water.
 Chickadees Sunflower Seeds, Safflower Seeds, Peanut Kernels, Peanut Butter, Suet, Mealworms Sunflower and Peanut Bird Feeders,  
Suet Feeders,
 Mealworm Feeders
  Nest BoxesCottontail Nest Balls
 Doves and Pigeons Sunflower Seeds, Safflower Seeds, Millet, Corn, Milo Platform Feeders,
 Hopper Feeders
 This family of birds prefers places to perch when feeding
  Flickers Nut Meats, Suet, Currants  Soaked Raisins, Fruit Suet Feeders,
 Recycled Oriole Feeder
 Nest Boxes; If possible leave some ants in your yard for them to feast on.
 Flycatchers Mealworms Mealworm Cups work well with this species Avoid spraying for insects if possible;  Loves running water.  Plant thickets with insect attracting plants; Have perches available in open areas
 Goldfinches, Other Finches Sunflower Seeds, Safflower Seeds, Thistle, Peanut Kernels, Millet Sunflower Feeders,
 Thistle Feeders
 without Perches, Tube Feeders Platform Feeders
 Thistle Seed is the best way to attract these birds; Plant plants in the sunflower family, but don't deadhead the flowers.
 Grosbeaks Sunflower Seeds, Safflower Seeds, Peanut Kernels, Millet Sunflower Feeders, 
Tube Feeders,  
Platform Feeders  
Hopper Feeders
 They love Bird Baths
 Hummingbirds Nectar Hummingbird Feeders, our favorite is the Best 1 Hummingbird Feeder Hummer Helper Nesting Material; Misters for Bathing; Plant tubular flowers, especially red ones
 Jays Sunflower Seeds, Whole Peanuts, Peanut Kernels, Corn, Milo, Safflower Seeds, Suet Sunflower Feeders and Peanut Feeders, Hopper Feeders,  Platform Feeders,  Suet Feeders Feeding whole peanuts can lead to hours of entertainment!
 Junco Sunflower Seed, Safflower Seeds, Nut Meats, Millet, Cracked Corn  Platform Feeders,      Hopper Feeders Like to observe feeding station before coming in, provide lookout perch
  Mockingbirds Hulled Sunflower Seeds, Nut Meats, Suet, Fruit, MealwormsSunflower Feeders, 
Oriole Feeders, 
Mealworm Feeders
 Like oranges best; Plant berry bushes in your landscape. 
 NuthatchesSunflower Seeds, Nut Meats, Peanut Kernels, Peanut Butter, Suet, Mealworms Sunflower Feeders,      Suet Feeders,  
Mealworm Feeders
 Nest Boxes
 Orioles  Suet, Oranges, Grape Jelly, Nectar Oriole Feeders, 
Suet Feeders
 Grape jelly is a magnet for orioles. Use suet with orange flavor or insects mixed in.
 Pine Siskins Sunflower Seed, Thistle Seed, Millet, Suet Sunflower Feeders,   Thistle Feeders,  
Suet Feeders
 Thistle seed is the best way to attract siskins. Plant plants in the sunflower family, but don't deadhead the flowers.
 Quail Millet, Milo, Corn Platform Feeders Areas cleared of vegetation for dust baths.
 Redpolls Sunflower Seed, Thistle Seed Sunflower Feeders,    Thistle Feeders Northern Irruptive species, does not return every year.
  Robins Currants  Soaked Raisins, Grapes Mealworm Feeders  Nesting Shelves; They love Bird Baths
 Tanagers  Orange Slices, WatermelonUse  Oriole Feeders to offer fruit.  Plant berry bushes; Provide moving water
 Titmice  Sunflower Seeds, Safflower Seeds, Nut Meats, Peanut Kernels, Millet, Peanut Butter, Suet, Mealworms Sunflower Feeders,    Hopper Feeders,
 Tube Feeders, 
 Platform Feeders 
 Suet Feeders,
 Mealworm Feeders
 Nest Boxes, 
Cottontail Nest Balls
 Waxwings  Currants  Soaked Raisins, Grapes Use Oriole Feeders
 or Mealworm Feeders to offer fruit.
 Plant berry bushes or crabapple trees
  Warblers Peanut Butter, Suet, Oranges, Mealworms, Raisins Oriole Feeders with cups, 
Suet Feeders,
Mealworm Feeders
 They love running water
 Wrens Sunflower Seeds, Peanut Butter, Fruit, Suet, MealwormsOffer fruit in a
Oriole Feeder
Sunflower Feeders  
Suet Feeders, 
Mealworm Feeders
 Wren Houses,
Cottontail Nest Balls
 Towhees Sunflower Seeds, Safflower Seeds, Nut Meats, Peanut Kernels, Millet, Milo  Platform Feeders 
work best because this species loves to scratch.
 Love thickets, spread some seed at the base of the bushes to first attract this species.
Sparrows Sunflower Seeds Thistle Seed, Peanut Kernels, Millet, Cracked Corn Platform Feeders, 
Hopper Feeders,
 Tube Feeders  
Thistle Feeders with Perches
  Like to observe feeding station before coming in, use lookout perch
 Woodpeckers Sunflower Seeds, Nut Meats, Whole Peanuts, Peanut Kernels, Corn, Peanut Butter, Suet, Mealworms Sunflower and Peanut Feeders,
Suet Feeders, 
Hopper Feeders,
 Mealworm Feeders
Tube Feeders
 Nest Boxes; If it is safe, leave dead branches or tree trunks in your landscape.