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Large Striped Sunflower Seed

Striped sunflower seeds have a larger thicker shell than black oil sunflower seeds and are not as popular. They also have a lower oil content than black oil sunflower seeds. Most people in our area feed striped sunflowers to jays, woodpeckers and squirrels.

Attracts

Jay, turkey, grosbeak, crow, woodpecker, squirrel

Use in these feeders

tube feeder, ground platform feeder, hanging platform feeder

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 Cornell, 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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