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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

At the Water Cooler


I've heard a Great-horned Owl off and on in our yard for years. I happened to see her the other day just before dusk in our large oak tree. She was just waking up from a long day of snoozing, getting a little preening done in preparation for a night of hunting. I got as close as I could to her trying not to scare her away.

"Don't worry," she said casually. "I'm not ready to take off yet." "Wow," I...

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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 water, food, cover, nesting and safety.

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