by Noël Zia Lee
Wild Bird Feeders And What They Feed
There are several different types of bird feeders. Each type of bird feeder feeds a different species of birds. Having an idea of what species of birds one would like to attract will make the decision of which kind of feeder one would choose. Many people interested in wild birds will opt to choose several different types of bird feeders, thereby, attracting several different species of birds.
1. Ground feeders are no feeders at all. Species that like to feed off the ground are bobwhites, doves, juncos and sparrows. All one must do is scatter seeds over the ground or scatter seeds over a tree stump or low table. The drawback with ground feeding is that it is unsanitary and that it attracts rodents. However, if the seeds are scattered on concrete, concrete can be disinfected and sanitized.
2. Tube feeders are hung from