It's important to have bird seed on hand if you want your bird feeder to attract beautiful creatures to your yard. However, it can be a little overwhelming to figure out which bird seed to choose. Buying the right bird food for the type of birds in your environment is essential. The type of bird seed you buy can also impact which birds you keep away and how much waste they make. Bird food is generally made up of different types of nuts and seeds. Common ingredients are sunflowers, dried corn, nuts and flax seeds. Bird feed with sunflower seeds is the most popular among a variety of birds.
Bird seed comes in different size bags depending on the shape and type of feeder you have. If you aren't sure which to buy, try a few smaller bags of different bird seed to experiment. Choose from different ingredients and mixtures to find something that will attract the birds you love.