The Wildbird General Store: Bird Seed Products

We offer a wide range of seed for feeding your outdoor birds. We have individual ingredients as well as our own custom blends and mixes in our bulk bins. We carry:


Look below for info on which birds prefer each type of seed.

Black Oil Sunflower

black oil sunflower

  • Available: with shell; without shell (kernels); seed bells; suet
  • With shell is preferred by: chickadees and nuthatches
  • Without shell is preferred by: everyone else

Striped Sunflower

striped sunflower

  • Available: with shell; without shell (kernels)
  • Preferred by: blue jays, chickadees and woodpeckers
  • Our kernels come in 5lb, 20lb and 50lb bags. The 50lb bags are fine, medium and coarse chipped sunflower kernels

Millet (Red and White)

millet

  • Available: in the bin; 25lb and 50lb bags; also in some mixes.
  • Preferred by: sparrows

Peanuts (In and Out of Shell)

peanuts

  • Available: pickouts (with skin, no shell); split skin (no skin, no shell); and with shell (roasted or raw)
  • With shell is preferred by: blue jays and squirrels
  • Without shell is preferred by: everyone else

Mixed Nuts

mixed nuts

  • Available: in the bin; 5lb and 20lb bags; in the sunflower kernel mix
  • Preferred by: everyone

Nyjer (Similar to Thistle)

nyjer

  • Available: in the bin, 5lb and 20lb bags; in the fine chipped sunflower kernel mix (called Finch Feast)
  • Preferred by: finches (siskins, goldfinches and redpolls)

Corn (Cracked, Whole and On-the-Cob)

  • Available: cracked (in the bin and 50lb bags); whole corn (in bin and 50lb bags); on-the-cob (in bin, packs of 3 and boxes of ~6)
  • Cracked corn preferred by: ducks, geese and grouse
  • Whole kernels preferred by: squirrels and blue jays
  • On-the-cob preferred by: squirrels and blue jays
  • We also mix something called “Scratch” for those that want to feed ducks
corn

Canola

canola

  • Available: in bulk bin; in some finch mixes
  • Preferred by: finches

Canary Seed

canary seed

  • Available: in bulk bin; in some finch mixes
  • Preferred by: finches

Milo

milo

  • Available: in bulk bin; in our junco and wild bird mixes
  • Preferred by: bigger birds like blackbirds and bigger sparrows

Flax

flax

  • Available: in bulk bin; in some finch mixes
  • Preferred by: finches

Safflower

safflower

  • Available: in bulk bin: in some general mixes
  • Preferred by: bigger birds like grosbeaks

Cranberries, Raisins and Mealworms

mealworms

Preferred by: robins and bluebirds

Suet

suet
  • Available: in square blocks (.75lbs and 3lbs); 1lb nets (ready to hang); suet logs and peanut butter suet balls
  • Rendered beef fat (we have a non-animal one as well) with either nuts, seeds or fruit incorporated within
  • Good for all year-round feeding; chicks need the high energy in order to grow quickly in the summer. In the winter, our resident birds find it as a good source of energy for those -30° days
suet

There’s plenty of bird seed and feed to choose from! If you are ever in doubt, feel free to just ask.

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