You can buy a 40 pound bag of birdseed at Costco. Nothing is more relaxing than watching the birds in your garden. It’s fun to see and hear the different species of birds that come to feed from the bird feeders around your home.
Perhaps counterintuitively, bird feeders are safest when they are closest to windows – because if a bird takes off from the feeder and hits the window, it’s not flying at top speed and has a better chance of surviving – so it’s best to place feeders closer than 3ft to a picture window (or even attach to the glass or window…
Black Oil Sunflower Seeds are the most popular bird seed and have great appeal to many bird species. They are a staple in most bird seed mixes, or you can purchase them individually.
Sunflower Seeds can be used in a variety of feeders including bowls, tube feeders, hoppers and window feeders. They’re easy to find and an easy choice for new bird watchers!
Final thoughts. This big 40 pound bag of birdseed at Costco might be just what you need to stock up on birdseed. The price isn’t bad at just $25.99 and this particular blend and brand has great reviews. If you’re looking for bird seed, contact your local Costco.
Shell nuts, sunflower hearts, and suet are options that create less mess.” Look for feeders with bowls on the bottom to catch debris. You may also consider installing a seed tire.
Most important: Avoid open and noisy areas and hang your bird feeders at eye level or slightly above. Do not hang the feeders too close to places where squirrels can jump on them or too low to be within reach of a cat.
Birds typically eat early in the morning, so that’s when they look for food. Your bird feeder should be full by dawn so birds will find it first when they search.
A sheltered southeast orientation is best for hanging a bird feeder, as birds like to feed in the sun and out of the wind. Birds also prefer to have a clear view over their feeding area so they can see any predators.
Hopper Feeders are attractive to most feeding birds including finches, jays, cardinals, buntings, hawfinches, sparrows, titmice and titmice; they are also squirrel magnets.
Black Oil Sunflower Seeds appeal to most birds. Offer sunflower seeds, nyjer (thistle) seeds and peanuts in separate feeders. If using blends, choose blends containing sunflower seeds, millet and maize – the three most popular types of birdseed.
Casey Thompson, the company’s director of supply and logistics, said that the Mead facility is one of six the company has across the country and provides a majority of the seed for wild birds, which is sold at Costco, Walmart, Home Depot and most major retailers in the Northwest.
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Many mixed seed varieties excel at providing clean or zero-waste bird seed. These contain bird food such as shelled sunflower seeds (seeds without shell), shelled white proso millet, sunflower chips (shelled and broken), peanut pieces, crushed corn, dried fruit and nuts (shelled).