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Sunflower, Black Oil - 1lb

Black oil sunflower seeds have shells which most seed eating birds can easily crack open. The kernels are nutritious and have a high oil content. Black oil sunflower seeds are second behind sunflower seed chips in popularity.

Attracts

American Goldfinch, Lesser Goldfinch, House Finch, Purple Finch, Pine Siskin, Chestnut-backed Chickadee, Oak Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, jays, woodpeckers, grosbeaks, sparrows, pigeons, quail and turkey.

Use in these feeders

tube, hopper, mesh or platform feeders.

  $1.69 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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