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Working with a local consortium of experts, our mixes are custom-blended to maximize the attractiveness to your favorite local species.

Briones Blend - 20lb
sunflower seed chips, crushed peanut hearts, hulled millet, safflower
$33.27
Briones Blend - 1lb
sunflower seed chips, crushed peanut hearts, hulled millet, safflower
$2.16
Dove and Quail Mix - 20lb
white millet, cracked corn, safflower
$13.50
Dove and Quail - 1lb
white millet, cracked corn, safflower
$1.10
Finch Mix - 20lb
nyjer, finely ground sunflower seed chips
$42.97
Finch Mix - 1lb
nyjer, finely ground sunflower seed chips
$2.61
Garden Mix - 20lb
sunflower seed chips, hulled millet, safflower
$32.75
Garden Mix - 1lb
sunflower seed chips, hulled millet, safflower
$2.14
Just Hearts Mix - 20lb
sunflower seed chips, crushed peanut hearts
$38.95
Just Hearts Mix - 1lb
sunflower seed chips, crushed peanut hearts
$2.44
Mount Diablo Mix - 20lb
black oil sulflower seed, safflower, red and white millet, sunflower seed chips
$22.18
Mount Diablo Mix - 1lb
black oil sulflower seed, safflower, red and white millet, sunflower seed chips
$1.64
Nature's Trail Mix - 15lb
mixed nuts and tree nuts / shell-less
$44.45
Nature's Trail Mix - 1lb
mixed nuts and tree nuts / shell-less
$3.46
Pure Patio Mix - 20lb
sunflower seed chips, crushed peanut hearts, hulled millet
$35.95
Pure Patio Mix - 1lb
sunflower seed chips, crushed peanut hearts, hulled millet
$2.35
Songbird Select - 20lb
black oil sunflower seed, safflower, sunflower seed chips
$28.75
Songbird Select Mix - 1lb
black oil sunflower seed, safflower, sunflower seed chips
$1.99
Squirrel and Wildlife Mix - 15lb
black oil sunflower seed, striped sunflower seed, whole peanuts, shelled peanuts, whole corn kernels, pumpkin seed
$22.99
Squirrel and Wildlive Mix - 5lb
black oil sunflower seed, striped sunflower seed, whole peanuts, shelled peanuts, whole corn kernels, pumpkin seed
$7.77
Essential Nuts & Berries - 5lb
sunflower kernels, sunflower seed, peanuts, pistachios, dried cranberries, raisins
$9.60
Henny Penny Treat - 20lb
millet, safflower, wheat, corn, shelled peanuts, shelled sunflower
$16.22
Henny Penny Scratch - 20lb
wheat, corn, milo, oyster shell, sunflower, fish oil, canola meal, rice bran, maize distillers dried grains with solubles, corn germ meal, vitamins, minerals
$10.77
Henny Penny Layer - 20lb
corn, oyster shell, processed grains, soybean meal, ground limestone, wheat, sun-cured alfalfa meal, vitamis, minerals
$10.95

Seed Preferences

Bird Black Oil Sunflower Safflower Millet Peanut Hearts Cracked Corn Nyjer Sunflower Chips Suet Nectar
Acorn Woodpecker x x x x x
American Crow x x x x x x
American Goldfinch x x x
American Robin x x
Annas Hummingbird x
Allen's Hummingbird x
Bewick's Wren x x
Bushtit x x x x
Band-tailed Pigeon x x x x x
Black-headed Grosbeak x x x x
Brewer's Blackbird x x x x x
California Quail x x x x x
California Towhee x x x x x x
Cedar Waxwing
Chestnut-backed Chickadee x x x x x x
Common Raven x x x x x x
Downy Woodpecker x x x x x
Golden-crowned Sparrow x x x x x x
Hermit Thrush x
Hooded Oriole x x
House Finch x x x x
House Sparrow x x x x x
Lesser Goldfinch x x x
Mourning Dove x x x x x x x
Northern Bullock's Oriole x x
Northern Flicker x x x x x x x
Northern Mockingbird x x x
Nutalls Woodpecker x x x x x
Oak Titmouse x x x x x
Oregon Junco x x x x x x x
Pheasant, Wild Turkey x x x x x x
Pine Siskin x x x
Red-breasted Nuthatch x x x x x
Red-winged Blackbird x x x x x
Ruby-crowned Kinglet x x x
Rufous Hummingbird x
Scrub Jay x x x x x x
Spotted Towhee x x x x
Steller's Jay x x x x x x
Varied Thrush x x
Western Bluebird x x x
White-breasted Nuthatch x x x x x
White-crowned Sparrow x x x x x x
Yellow-rumped Warbler x x x x
Another Conversation...


A few years back I had an interesting discussion with a Western Scrub-Jay. We talked about how smart and intelligent the corvid family was. Well, the jay did mostly. I just listened. The corvid family, which includes jays, both Scrub and Stellerís, crows, ravens and magpies, are known for their smarts. Too smart for their own good sometimes, but you have to admire them for their cleverness.

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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 ó water, food, cover, nesting and safety.

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