Bird Seed Los Lunas NM

Local resource for bird seed in Los Lunas, NM. Includes detailed information on local resources that give access to straight birdseed, mixed birdseed, parrot food, macaw food, black sunflower seeds, wild birdseed, and safflowerseed, as well as advice and content on bird food.

Soil Secrets LLC
(505) 865-7645
3084 Hwy 47,
Los Lunas,, NM

Data Provided By:
Agra Greenhouses
(505) 877-5440
2015 Gun Club Rd Sw
Albuquerque, NM
Products / Services
Annuals

Data Provided By:
Kare-n-growing
(505) 861-6980
8901 Natalie Ave Ne
Albuquerque, NM

Data Provided By:
Alpine Gardens & Gifts
(575) 377-6181
3453 Highway 434
Angel Fire, NM
Products / Services
Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

Data Provided By:
Virginia Trading Post
(505) 983-6165
82 E San Francisco St
Santa Fe, NM
Products / Services
Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

Data Provided By:
Trees That Please - tree farm and nursery
(505) 866-5027
3084 Highway 47
Los Lunas, NM

Data Provided By:
Desert Gardens
(505) 877-7655
1313 Tobacco Rd SW
Albuquerque, NM
 
Josie's Garden Escapes
(575) 894-4464
1003 Myrtle
Truth Or Consequences, NM

Data Provided By:
The Village Mercantile
(505) 897-9328
3675 Corrales Road
Corrales, NM
Products / Services
Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Flower Seed, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Irrigation Supplies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Portable Irrigation Systems, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Wildflower Seed

Data Provided By:
The Third Day Nursery
(505) 318-8540
502 West Navajo Road
Hobbs, NM
Products / Services
Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

Bird Seeds | Healthy bird seed formulations for wild birds

Healthy bird seed formulations for wild birds

Quality bird seeds deliver all the nutrients required by both wild and domesticated birds to enjoy health and vitality. However, different bird species have different nutritional needs, and some birds will eat certain foods while others won't touch them.

If you're buying pet bird seed, your best bet is to talk to your vet or a domesticated-bird professional to find out what type of food is optimal. However, you'll need to do a little of your own research if you're planning to use wild bird seeds to attract untamed feathered visitors to your yard.

Food in the Wild vs. Formulated Bird Seeds

It's important to understand that virtually every species of wild bird has preferred foods, as well as foods they'll readily eat when preferred foods are not available. By understanding this, you'll be able to appeal to their natural tastes and provide them with a meal they'll keep coming back for.

Sometimes, these needs are easy to provide for. Cardinals, for example, prefer to eat sunflower seeds, so you can attract them to your yard simply by stocking your bird feeders with these readily available treats. Similarly, hummingbirds prefer nectars and small insects, so providing some protein, sugar water and sweetened seeds will coax them to visit you.

However, you'll need to get creative to attract certain birds. For instance, owls are predators, feeding on small mammals, snakes and birds. Since it's unlikely that you'll be able to offer them these to eat, you're best off attracting owls by offering them a source of clean, fresh water.

Easy Bird Seed Recipes You Can Make Yourself

If you don't want to stock your bird seed houses with generic wholesale bird seed, you can create tasty and nutritious homemade snacks for wild birds using common household ingredients.

To make filler for your bird feeder, take 1 cup each of cooking oil, peanut butter, shortening and cracked corn, and mix in enough wild bird seeds to crea...

Click here to read more from Luma Gardening