Bird Seed Chart

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Bird Seed Chart for Backyard Birds

Looking to attract specific birds to your backyard? Like you and me, each bird has a different seed preference. Use this bird seed chart to identify the specifc seeds your favorite birds like. Coax them to your bird feeder with the right seed!

Bird:Seeds: 
Baltimore OrioleNectar, oranges, apples, berries, peanut butter black 
Black Capped ChickadeeSafflower, Sunflower seed, Suet
Blue JayAcorns, peanuts, Sunflower seed
Brown-Headed CowbirdMillet
CardinalSunflower seeds, Safflower
Common GrackleCracked Corn, Millet
Dark-Eyed JuncoMillet, Thistle
GoldfinchSunflower seeds, Thistle
House FinchMillet, Sunflower seeds 
House SparrowMillet, Thistle
HummingbirdsNectar
Mourning DoveMillet, Cracked corn
Northern MockingbirdFruit, Sunflower seed
NuthatchSunflower seeds
Purple FinchSunflower seed, Thistle
Red-Winged BlackbirdCracked Corn, Millet
Rose Breasted GrosbeakSunflower, Safflower, Raw Peanuts
Sparrow – House, Song, Tree, White-ThroatedMillet
StarlingMilo, Suet
Tufted TitmouseSunflower seeds
Woodpecker – Downy, HairySunflower seeds, Suet

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