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Treats for the Tweets

What’s a bird’s equivalent of chocolate cheesecake?

They rarely actually need our help, even in the dead of winter, but who can deny the appeal of attracting birds to a backyard feeder? If you have a favourite wintertime species, you can attract them with a specific menu. If our feathered friends could talk, here’s what they would order:

Treats for the Tweets table

*Commercial mixes include millets, cracked corn, Niger (Thistle) seeds, sunflower seeds and peanuts

** Fruits could include raisins, currants, bananas, orange and grapefruit sections, chopped apples

Source: Canadian Wildlife Federation