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For the Birds: Common Feeder Birds in Acadiana

For The Birds

Bird Feeder Foods Feeder Types
Year-round    
Blue Jay Black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, striped sunflower, whole  peanuts, peanut hearts  safflower, millet Hopper, Tray,

Whole peanut, Cylinder

Brown-headed Nuthatch Black Oil Sunflower, hulled sunflower, peanut hearts, whole peanuts, mealworms Hopper, Tray, Tube, Suet, Whole peanut, Mealworm, Cylinder
Carolina Chickadee Peanut hearts, whole peanuts,  Black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, safflower, suet, mealworms Hopper, Tray, Tube , Suet,    Mealworm, Cylinder

 

Carolina Wren Mealworms, suet, hulled sunflower, peanut hearts Hopper, Tray, Tube, Suet,   Mealworm, Cylinder
Doves-Mourning, white-winged, European Black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, safflower, millet Hopper, Tray, Cylinder,  On Ground

 

Downy Woodpecker Black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, peanuts,  Suet, mealworms Hopper, Tray, Tube, Suet   Mealworm, Cylinder
Eastern Bluebird mealworms Mealworm
House Finch Black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, nyjer, millet, suet Hopper, Tray, Tube, Suet,  Nyjer, Cylinder

 

House Sparrow Black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower,  peanut hearts, suet, millet Hopper, Tray, Tube,  Suet, Cylinder
Northern Cardinal Black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, safflower, peanut hearts Hopper, Tray, Large tube, Cylinder, On ground
Northern Mockingbird Halved apples, raisins, seedless grapes, hulled sunflower, mealworms Hopper, Tray, Mealworm, Cylinder
Red-bellied Woodpecker Black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, whole peanuts, peanut hearts, nectar, suet Hopper, Tray, Tube, Suet, Nectar, Cylinder
Red-headed Woodpecker Suet,  sunflower seeds, peanuts Hopper, Tray, Suet, Cylinder
Red-Winged Blackbird Black Oil Sunflower, hulled sunflower, peanut hearts, millet Hopper, Tray, Tube, Cylinder
Tufted Titmouse Black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower,  striped sunflower, millet, safflower, whole peanuts, peanut hearts, suet, mealworms Hopper, Tray, Suet, Whole peanut, Cylinder, Mealworm

 

Spring & Fall Migration    
Indigo Bunting millet Hopper, Tray
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Black oil sunflower, Safflower, Striped Sunflower, hulled peanuts Hopper, Tray, Tube
Baltimore Oriole Orange halves, nectar, suet Hopper, Tray, Suet
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Nectar Nectar
 

Summer birds

   
Painted Bunting millet Hopper, Tray
Summer Tanager Suet, orange halves, mealworms Hopper, Tray, Suet
Orchard Oriole Fruit & nectar Hopper, Tray, Nectar
Winter    
American Goldfinch Sunflower kernels, safflower seeds, nyjer seed Hopper, Tray, Tube, Nyjer,  on Ground
Pine Siskin Black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, nyjer Hopper, Tray, Nyjer
Eastern Towhee Black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, peanut hearts, millet Tray, Cylinder, on ground
White-crowned Sparrow Black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, millet Tray, on ground
White-throated Sparrow Black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, millet Tray, on ground
Dark-eyed Junco Black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, safflower, suet, millet, mealworms Hopper, Tray, Suet, Tube, Mealworm, Cylinder
Purple Finch Black Oil Sunflower, hulled sunflower, nyjer Hopper, Tray, Tube, Nyjer, Cylinder
Pine Warbler Hulled sunflower, suet, mealworms Hopper, Tray, Tube, Suet, Mealworm
Rufous Hummingbird Nectar Nectar
Buff Bellied Hummingbird Nectar Nectar
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Suet, mealworms Suet, Mealworm
Red-breasted Nuthatch Black Oil Sunflower, hulled sunflower, peanut hearts, whole peanuts, mealworms Hopper, Tray, Tube, Suet, Whole peanut, Mealworm, Cylinder
Yellow-Rumped Warbler Hulled sunflower, peanut hearts, suet, nectar, fruit, mealworms Hopper, Tray, Tube, Suet, Nectar, Mealworm, Cylinder