Basic Seeds

There is certainly a lot to be said for keeping bird feeding simple. While seed mixes are terrific and do serve for attracting a great variety of birds from a single bag of seed, there are situations where offering single types of seed from a feeder is better. Straight Black Oil Sunflower is often the most economical way to feed birds and straight Safflower and Nyjer are the most effective seeds for discouraging squirrels and grackle.