Foods That Keep Birds Coming in Spring and Summer
Drs. Foster & Smith Educational Staff

Favorite Foods for Spring & Summer Feeding

As spring begins anew, you may be planning to put away your feeders to allow birds to enjoy more of Mother Nature's bounty. Don't store your feeders – restock them! Wild birds need full feeders in spring and summer for energy to build nests, breed, and raise young.

Thoroughly clean feeders to give birds a healthy spring start, then offer the following favorites:

SEEDPremium Cardinal Mix


SUETNever Melt Suet

  • Five varieties of Never Melt Suet stay firm in warm weather and offer cling feeders seeds, fruits, insects, and more.


  • Peanuts, both shelled and in-the-shell satisfy woodpeckers, chickadees, and many other birds.

FRUITHummingbird Nectar

  • Robins, catbirds, jays, and many other birds enjoy fruit. The Dome Feeder or Metal Fruit Feeder easily offers oranges, grapes, bananas, and more.


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