How to attract the birds you want
There are certainly feeders out there that will feed a multitude of birds at the same time such as the Seed Log Feeders and any open platform tray! But if you want to drill down to some bird specific feeders that your feathered friends might prefer then search no more! We are here to help guide you in your search for the specific feeders you may be wanting, for those specific birds. For Example, one of the most common questions I get is, How can I attract Cardinals?! The simple answer is that Cardinals love eating on the ground because its the easiest for them. So trying to put out a feeder that would entice them to leave the ground can be tricky! Hanging platform, flythrough and ground platform feeders are among the most popular with the cardinals. They have bigger bodies than a lot of the other birds so it's a little harder to maneuver some of the other feeders. If you prefer a tube feeder then get one with U Shaped perches instead of the straight perches. Also a feeder you can attach a tray to is optimal for the cardinals, as they like to face their food while eating. Moving onto the Woodpeckers! These guys are clingers for sure and do not need perches on their feeders in order to enjoy peanuts and black oil sunflower! These can be fed in a Peanut feeder with no perches, making it harder for the black birds to devour the nuts before the woodpeckers can enjoy them! Chickadees, Nuthatches, Titmouse and Finches are all clinging birds as well that don't necessarily need perches either but all of these birds will eat out of Most feeders , ex Seed tube feeders, Cylinder/Cake feeders, Fly through, Platform, Hanging tray feeders! More specifically the Finches love just a good ole Finch feeder with a good blend of fresh Nyjer and Hearts!! Super Simple for years of enjoyment. I hope we have helped steer you in the right direction for your bird feeding desires but if you have Any questions please feel free to call or email us and we will respond promptly.
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