Feeding Birds

FOODS PREFERRED BY BIRD SPECIES

Northern Cardinal Prefer: black oil sunflower, safflower, striped sunflower, peanuts

Blue Jay Prefer: whole peanuts, striped sunflower, black oil sunflower, corn
Dislike: white proso millet

Evening Grosbeak Prefer: black oil sunflower, striped sunflower
Dislike: white proso millet, milo, canaryseed

Mourning Dove Prefer: black oil sunflower, white and red proso millet, milo, cracked corn

Red-bellied Woodpecker Prefer: striped sunflower, cracked corn

White-breasted and Red-breasted Nuthatch Prefer: black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower

American Goldfinch Prefer: hulled sunflower, nyjer thistle, black oil sunflower
Dislike: white proso millet

Black-capped Chickadee
Prefer: black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, striped sunflower, peanuts
Dislike: white proso millet

Pine Siskin Prefer: hulled sunflower, striped sunflower, black oil sunflower

House Finch Prefer: black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, nyjer thistle, red proso millet

Purple Finch Prefer: black oil sunflower, striped sunflower, nyjer thistle, proso millet

Chipping Sparrow Prefer: white and red proso millet

Dark-eyed Junco Prefer: white and red proso millet, canaryseed, fine cracked corn
Dislike: sunflowers

Song Sparrow Prefer: white and red proso millet, black oil sunflower

Tree Sparrow Prefer: white and red proso millet, fine cracked corn, canaryseed

White-crowned Sparrow
Prefer: black oil sunflower, white and red proso millet, striped sunflower

White-throated Sparrow
Prefer: white proso millet, black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, peanuts

House Sparrow Prefer: white proso millet, black oil sunflower, cracked corn
Dislike: flax, rapeseed

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