Finch Favorites Bundle with Free Bird Feeder
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The perfect combo to see finches flocking to your feeders!
Our Finch Favorites collection is designed and specially formulated to meet the dietary needs of all kinds of beautiful finches and other feeder birds. The mixes in this bundle are great blends for backyard bird watchers who have multiple feeder types or want to add a finch feeder to their collection.
The Finch Mix in this bundle contains thistle (Nyjer), sunflower hearts, and other premium seeds which are oil-rich, high in protein & fat, and packed with the energy finches crave. The Sunflower Plus attracts finches as well as other beautiful bird species. The blend leads to less sprouting and mess around your feeders but still requires the birds to work a bit to get to each sunflower heart, making your bag last longer.
This product is a bundled-product and includes two individual bags of bird seed and a free starter bird feeder. The exact bird feeder that we send will be from our surplus supplies and may vary in color or shape from the bird feeder pictured above.
*The Free Feeder promotion is limited to one free feeder per household. Any additional orders of this or any other free feeder bundle will be sent out without a feeder.
Finch Mix: American Goldfinch, House Finch, Purple Finch, Pine Siskin, Dark Eyed Junco, Common Redpoll, Indigo Bunting, White-Breasted Nuthatch, Red-Breasted Nuthatch, Pine Siskins, Lesser Goldfinch, Song Sparrow
Sunflower Plus: House Sparrow, Mourning Dove, Black-Capped Chickadee, Dark Eyed Junco, Northern Cardinal, Blue Jay, White-Breasted Nuthatch, Red-Breasted Nuthatch, Evening Grosbeak, Tufted Titmouse, Downy Woodpecker, Grey Catbird, White-Crowned Sparrow, Gray Jay, Rock Dove
Finch Mix is recommended for feeder types:
- Tube feeders with small port holes
- Thistle feeder
Sunflower Plus is recommended for feeder types:
- Tube Feeder
- Tray or Platform Feeder
- Fly Through Feeder
Finch Mix ingredients:
- Nyjer Thistle
- Sunflower Hearts
- Canary Seeds
- Canola Seeds
Sunflower Plus ingredients:
- Black Oil Sunflowers Seeds
- Partially Shelled Black Oil Sunflower Seeds
- Sunflower Hearts
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Tips for buying & storing bird seed:
How much bird seed do I need?The amount of birds in your area and time of year are the biggest factors in how much bird seed you will go through, but a good rule of thumb is that a typical bird feeder will go through about 1-2 pounds of bird seed per week.
Are the bags easy to carry?All bags inside of our bundles are either 8 or 10 pound bags. These are the most conveniently sized bags we offer, since they are the easy to carry, and allow you to fill your feeders directly from the bags.
How do I store my bird seed?Our small bags will fill a typical feeder 5-10 times. It is CRUCIAL that you always store your leftover bird seed in an airtight container that is rodent-proof. It's best to keep your container in a cool, dry place. This will both keep the bird seed fresh as well as free from being eaten by unwanted pests. It's also important not to mix new bird seed with old bird seed.
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Where should I place my feeders?
The placement of your feeders will depend on your yard or balcony size. For smaller yards, many people choose to just have one feeder, and it's best to place it about 10 feet away from trees or shrubbery so birds can safely fly to the feeder and back to the shelter to perch. For larger yards, having multiple feeders and feeder types is a great way to attract the most birds as possible. As the birds nest, they become more territorial and spacing feeders throughout your yard is critical so birds can comfortably come to the feeders.
There are no birds at my feeder, what am i doing wrong?
If you are adding feeders to your yard for the first time, it's important to remember that it can take time for birds to discover the new food source. During warmer months, when there is an abundance of natural food available, birds will come by less often. As the temperature cools, bird feeders begin seeing much more traffic. It can also help to try at least two feeders and two different bird seed blends to attract as many species as possible. Another quick trick to attract birds to your feeder is to also add a bird bath nearby, particularly a heated bird bath in winter when water is hard to come by.
How should I store my seeds?
Always store your leftover bird seed in an airtight container that is rodent-proof. It's best to keep your container in a cool, dry place. This will both keep the bird seed fresh as well as free from being eaten by unwanted pests. It's also important not to mix new bird seed with old bird seed.
When will I need to buy a new bag of bird seed?
How do I keep squirrels away?
There are hundreds of "proven" methods to deterring squirrels from bird feeders, but there are three options things you can do that give the squirrels the hardest time getting to your bird seed: