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Peanut Bird Feeder
Peanuts and Peanut Bird Feeder
Peanuts are high in protein, oil, and fat, which makes them a perfect addition to the foods you offer the birds in your backyard.
You can offer whole peanuts in the shell, but be sure to use
unsalted, not the ones you get from the grocery stores that are salted. Because of their size, typically only larger birds such as crows and jays will be able to open unshelled peanuts.
Smaller birds will appreciate raw, shelled peanuts
offered at bird seed stores. Or if you can find them, unsalted, roasted peanuts in the grocery store.
You can also use unsalted shelled peanuts and put them in a peanut bird feeder for clinging birds or in any feeder that will dispense the larger peanut pieces: large mesh bags, hopper
feeders, and platform feeders.