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Backyard Birds

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Red-bellied Woodpeckers are common backyard visitors. They like suet feeders. They also enjoy peanuts and sometimes sunflower seeds.

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Downy Woodpecker

Downy Woodpeckers are the most common woodpecker species to visit a backyard bird feeder. They love suet feeders. They also enjoy sunflower seeds, millet, and peanuts.

Downy Woodpecker

Eastern Bluebird

Eastern Bluebirds are common backyard visitors however they prefer insects and worms will not readily visit a seed feeder. They prefer mealworm feeders.

Eastern Bluebird

House Finch

House Finches are common visitors to backyard bird feeders. They love black oil sunflower and nyjer seeds.

House Finch

Carolina Chickadee

Carolina Chickadees love backyard bird feeders! They love sunflower seed and suet offered in backyards.

Carolina Chickadee

Northern Cardinal

Northern Cardinals are common in most backyards. They are frequent visitors to backyard bird feeders. They love sunflower and safflower seeds.

Northern Cardinal

Carolina Wren

Carolina Wrens are common backyard visitors however they prefer insects so may not readily visit a seed feeder. They do occasionally eat at suet and meal worm feeders.

Carolina Wren

Tufted Titmouse

Tufted Titmice love backyard bird feeders! They love sunflower seeds.

Tufted Titmouse

Painted Bunting

Painted Buntings can be backyard visitors through the summer-time. They love sunflower hearts or chips and white millet seeds.

Painted Bunting

Mourning Dove

Mourning Doves love backyard bird feeders! They enjoy a variety of seeds including sunflowers, millet, and milo seeds. They also like cracked corn.

Mourning Dove
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Check out Merlin ID

Merlin ID is a free app that can help you identify the birds in your backyard! 

Bird Patches

Collect each of the Holy City Bird Patches.

A NEW Bird Patch will be released each month.