Nyjer Seed

Supplemental feeding increases your backyard’s powers of attraction for the simple reason that nature usually can’t match the concentrated supply of food that you can provide in your feeder. Birds often remember  where they had a superb meal, and will return to the same spot for more. Nunn-Better offers the finest ingredients in each of our wild bird foods. Each specific blend is carefully mixed to offer a combination that attracts birds and provides important nutrients. Birds bring beauty, music and life to your yard and Nunn-Better is committed to helping you appreciate nature by offering a quality product for your bird feeders. Finches and other small colorful songbirds bring a touch of nature to your backyard and are interesting creatures to watch. If you watch finches at your feeding station, you will soon notice that they feed in a very different manner than most other birds. Finches land on the feeder and continue to eat seed after seed rather than flying off with one seed. Watch them closely and you will notice that they can take off the outer hull of a seed while keeping it in their bill and do not depend on holding it in their feet and pecking at it. They are able to do this because the conical shape of their bill. Like Goldfinches and House Finches, Redpolls, Pine Siskins, Indigo Buntings, Song Sparrows and White-Throated Sparrows can all be seen at your thistle feeder. If you want to attract specific species of birds or wildlife, look for our other Nunn-Better products:  Nunn-Better Premium Cardinal Blend, Nunn-Better Premium Songbird Blend, Nunn-Better Premium Wild Finch Blend, Nunn-Better Black Oil Sunflower Seed, Nunn-Better Wild Bird and Fancy Wild Bird Food, Nunn-Better Small Animal Food and Nunn-Better Rabbit Pellets.


Available in 3 pound bags.


Nyjer Seed (Niger Seed) is the primary seed for attracting many varieties of finches and small songbirds. High in oil content, Nunn-Better Nyjer Seed is a highly nutritious food for these small birds. Tube feeders with perches work especially well for feeding thistle seed. Finches are quite comfortable eating from hanging feeders that swing with the wind. Provide a fresh bird bath for your visiting birds.


Thistle Seed (Niger).