How to ... attract a variety of winter birds with back-yard feeders

  • Article by: Bill Marchel Special to the Star Tribune
  • Updated: December 26, 2013 - 2:12 PM

Did you get a bird feeder for Christmas? If so, don’t store it away in some closet and forget about it. Instead, fill that feeder with birdseed and attract colorful creatures during the gray days of winter.

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bigtmnDec. 27, 1312:59 PM

In addition to the foods mentioned, I've found that shelled peanuts are a favorite of many species. I add them to a nut and berry mix that I use and put them in my tray feeders. The birds love the special mix.

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