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Sunflower Chips

Sunflower chips are sunflower seeds without the hulls (shells) and are hands down the most popular seed available. They come in either a medium grind or finely ground. There are advantages for you and for the birds. Since there is no shell there is less mess under the feeder and if it falls to the ground it will not grow. The birds love this seed and it is easier for the birds to eat. Even some insectivores will eat chips.

Attracts

Woodpeckers, mockingbirds, wrens, chickadees, titmice, nuthatches, goldfinches, house finches, grosbeaks, sparrows, bluebirds, juncos, jays, quail, turkey, doves, pigeons and squirrel

Use in these feeders

tube, hopper, hanging platform, ground platform
A Conversation with Rat...


There's one thing about owning a store that sells any kind of food. You have to always be on the alert for unwanted visitors, especially of the rodent kind. I've considered myself lucky in that I haven't had a big problem with rodentia. Any problems are quickly dealt with.

However, I was busy sweeping the floor recently in the Walnut Creek store when I thought I saw something scurry past one of the bird seed bags.

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East Bay Times Article


Attracting birds and bees to our yards and gardens is simple, if we provide what they like and need.

Joanie Smith, owner of East Bay Nature in Walnut Creek and Dublin, says there are five essential elements for success water, food, cover, nesting and safety.

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