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Food for your Feeders

Bird food comes in many shapes and sizes, so how do you know what bird food will attract your favorite birds? Each type of food attracts different kinds of birds to your feeders. Wild birds can be tempted to visit bird feeders if you offer the foods they love. This bird food chart chart can help you choose the right bird food to attract the backyard birds you want.

  Backyard Birds Sunflower
Seeds
Thistle
Seeds
Suet Peanuts Mealworms Fruit
American Goldfinch      
American Robin        
Black-capped Chickadee    
Blue Jay      
Bluebird        
Downy Woodpecker    
House Sparrow        
Mourning Dove        
Northern Cardinal        
Northern Mockingbird      
Oriole          
Pine Siskin        
Red-winged Blackbird        
Tufted Titmouse      
White-breasted Nuthatch      
Wrens        
American Goldfinch
Sunflower Seeds:
Thistle Seeds:
Suet:
Peanuts:
Mealworms:
Fruit:
American Robin
Sunflower Seeds:
Thistle Seeds:
Suet:
Peanuts:
Mealworms:
Fruit:
Black-capped Chickadee
Sunflower Seeds:
Thistle Seeds:
Suet:
Peanuts:
Mealworms:
Fruit:
Blue Jay
Sunflower Seeds:
Thistle Seeds:
Suet:
Peanuts:
Mealworms:
Fruit:
Bluebird
Sunflower Seeds:
Thistle Seeds:
Suet:
Peanuts:
Mealworms:
Fruit:
Downy Woodpecker
Sunflower Seeds:
Thistle Seeds:
Suet:
Peanuts:
Mealworms:
Fruit:
House Sparrow
Sunflower Seeds:
Thistle Seeds:
Suet:
Peanuts:
Mealworms:
Fruit:
Mourning Dove
Sunflower Seeds:
Thistle Seeds:
Suet:
Peanuts:
Mealworms:
Fruit:
Northern Cardinal
Sunflower Seeds:
Thistle Seeds:
Suet:
Peanuts:
Mealworms:
Fruit:
Northern Mockingbird
Sunflower Seeds:
Thistle Seeds:
Suet:
Peanuts:
Mealworms:
Fruit:
Oriole
Sunflower Seeds:
Thistle Seeds:
Suet:
Peanuts:
Mealworms:
Fruit:
Pine Siskin
Sunflower Seeds:
Thistle Seeds:
Suet:
Peanuts:
Mealworms:
Fruit:
Red-winged Blackbird
Sunflower Seeds:
Thistle Seeds:
Suet:
Peanuts:
Mealworms:
Fruit:
Tufted Titmouse
Sunflower Seeds:
Thistle Seeds:
Suet:
Peanuts:
Mealworms:
Fruit:
White-breasted Nuthatch
Sunflower Seeds:
Thistle Seeds:
Suet:
Peanuts:
Mealworms:
Fruit:
Wrens
Sunflower Seeds:
Thistle Seeds:
Suet:
Peanuts:
Mealworms:
Fruit: