Favorite Foods of Backyard Birds

Favorite Supplemental Foods of Backyard Birds

Blue Jay

Black striped sunflower seed, black oil sunflower seed, peanut kernels

Cardinal

Black striped sunflower seed, black oil sunflower seed, cracked corn, safflower seeds, millet, unsalted nutmeats, raisins

Northern Oriole (Baltimore)

Oriole/Hummingbird nectar, grape jelly, orange halves

Northern Mockingbird

Orange halves, sliced raw apple, raisins, suet, corn bread

Goldfinch

Thistle (niger), black oil sunflower seed, sunflower hearts

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Hummingbird nectar

House finch

Thistle (niger), black oil sunflower seed, sunflower hearts

Mourning Dove

Black oil sunflower seed, white and red proso millet, safflower, cracked corn, wheat, milo, other seeds

Downy Woodpecker

Suet, corn bread, peanut butter, unsalted nutmeats, sunflower seeds, cracked corn

White- and Red-breasted Nuthatch

Black striped sunflower seed, suet, mealworms

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Any sunflower seeds, safflower, cracked corn

Tufted Titmouse

Black striped sunflower seed, peanut kernels

Dark-eyed Junco

White and red proso millet, finely cracked corn, black oil sunflower seed, unsalted nutmeats, canary seeds

Black-Capped Chickadee

Suet, black striped sunflower seed, black oil sunflower seed, peanut kernels

Native Sparrows

Red or white proso millet, black oil sunflower seed, cracked corn, safflower

Wrens

Mealworms

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