Black Oil Sunflower Seeds thespruce
Black oil sunflower seeds can be fed as whole seeds and birds will crack the hulls to get at the nutritious meat. This can lead to a large mess of discarded hulls beneath feeders, however, and these discards can also damage or destroy grass. For neater feeding, many birders opt for hulled sunflower seeds or sunflower chips rather than whole
About Black Oil Sunflower SeedAll types of sunflower seeds originate from the common sunflower plant, Helianthus annuus. There are many specialized and hybrid flower varieties t...Birds That Eat Black Oil Sunflower SeedsWithout question, black oil sunflower seed is the most popular seed among a wide variety of backyard birds, and most birds will at least sample the...How to Feed Sunflower Seeds to BirdsSunflower seeds are best offered in hopper, platform, or tray feeders, since the seeds are too large for many tube and mesh feeders. Sunflower seed...