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Stray Feathers: Feeding Winter Birds

Feeding birds in the winter is a favourite pastime for many, this writer included (although I feed year-round). Firstly, please forget about buying ‘wild bird seed’ at your favorite grocery store. The products they offer are of inferior quality to say the least…some seed that is beneficial and a lot of ‘filler’ like oats, wheat, corn, and rice) that birds don’t readily eat. It ends up on the ground and can attract racoons, squirrels, mice, and rats.

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