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Millet Spray - 5lb

Spray millet is seed that is left on the stalk. It is a great treat for birds because it has an appealing texture and delicate taste. Millet satisfies a bird's need to forage by harvesting his own seed. Millet spray is typically used as a treat for your pet bird but wild birds will love it too.

Attracts: American Crow, Band-tailed Pigeon, Brewer's Blackbird, California Quail, California Towhee, Common Raven, Golden-crowned Sparrow, House Sparrow, Mourning Dove, Northern Flicker, Oregon Junco, Pheasant, Wild Turkey, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-breasted nuthatch and White-crowned Sparrow
  $69.95 Quantity:   each

Conversation with a Crow

I was watching all the bird activity on my feeders recently, specifically noting the hierarchy of birds getting to feed while others were waiting their turn. While I was checking out the action I suddenly noticed another bird, a crow, looking my way.

"Hey!" I called to the crow. "Are you watching me?" Incredibly, the crow answered. "Yes, people watching is my hobby. I find human behavior both fascinating and complex." "Thatís funny," I said.

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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, says there are five essential elements for success ó water, food, cover, nesting and safety.

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