A firm favourite with most garden birds, black sunflower seed has been a best seller for years. It is much more cost effective than sunflower hearts and seems to be especially popular with greenfinches.
A super, oil rich seed that is a firm favourite of finches, tits, sparrows and siskins. Larger birds are not generally able to deal with these small seeds.
We recommend Nyjer seed is offered in a proper Nyjer feeder to prevent too much wastage, however it can also be fed on tables and ground feeders.
This larger variety of striped sunflower seed is loved by garden birds, but is also well used in cage bird mixes. They are cleaned in our family run mill in North Norfolk. Used in a wide variety of caged bird mixes, particularly for Cockatiels, Parakeets and Parrots. They can be added to a well rounded diet as they are high in good fats and your birds will love peeling the husks off to aid with boredom pecking.
Sunflower hearts or kernels are popular with virtually every wild bird in the garden, having no outer shell means even non seed eating birds such as thrushes and blackbirds will be tempted to your feeder.
Sunflower hearts provide the highest amount of calories compared to any other seed or kernel and will keep a wide variety of birds coming to your feeders frequently.
Less wastage around your feeder as they are 100% edible.