Types of Bird Seed: Bird Seed Mixes

Almost as overwhelming as the choice of which feeder to buy, is the choice of what food to serve in your feeder. Different species of birds are attracted to different seed types.

The information below can help you make sense of the bags and boxes of bird food on the store shelves.

Black-Oil SunFlower
Nyjer & Thistle
Mixed Seed

Mixed Seed

Bird Food MixedSeed

Mixed Seed is a popular seed choice and comes in a great variety of blends. It is best to buy those mixes that contain white proso millet, a tiny cream colored seed with a shiny shell.

Mixes containing finely cracked corn and black oil sunflower can also bring a variety of birds to your feeder.


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