This is regional birding information for the Northeast.
Attracting the Ten Common Backyard Birds for December
Here's a head start for your plan to invite more birds to your home. Our list includes the kinds of food and feeders that many birds in your area will find irresistable. Be sure to visit us again for next month's list.
||Feeder Type (key)
|Seed Mix, Hulled Sunflower||3||Tabletop Tray||Yes|
|Seed Mix, Hulled Sunflower||1, 3||Ground, Tabletop Tray||No|
|Black Oil, Hulled Sunflower, Nuts||3||Tabletop Tray||Yes|
|Suet, Hulled Sunflower||2, 3, 4||Tree Trunk||No|
|Sunflower, Suet||2, 3, 4||Tabletop Tray, Tree Trunk||No|
|Black Oil Sunflower, Safflower||3||Tabletop Tray||Yes|
|Sunflower, Niger, Safflower, Suet||2, 3, 4||Tabletop Tray, Tree Hanging ||Yes|
|Hulled Sunflower, Niger||2||Tree Hanging||Yes|
|Hulled Sunflower, Safflower, Niger||2||Tree Hanging||Yes|
Baeolophus bicolor (Parus bicolor)
|Black Oil Sunflower||2, 3, 4||Tabletop Tray, Tree Hanging||Yes|
Key to feeder types:
1=ground tray; 2=hanging tube; 3=tray, or hopper with rim, on post; 4=caged suet holder; 5=sugar water.
Find out more about the different types of feeders.
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