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:
*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
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