Using peanuts as bird food
Peanuts are a great source of protein, fibre and fat for wild birds, particular during the colder months and the breeding season. You will quickly discover a whole host of different birds visiting your garden as they look for that extra energy boost.
Which birds eat peanuts?
Many common garden birds will gratefully feast on peanuts; including great tits, blue tits, long tailed tits, finches, starlings, house sparrows and lesser spotted woodpeckers, if you are lucky enough.
Types of peanuts for birds
Peanuts are sold in many guises including:
- Blanched, Split Peanuts
- Peanut Granules
- Premium Grade Peanuts
- Economy Grade Peanuts for Birds
- Peanuts in Shells
All make excellent feeds, but be aware that during ‘nesting’ season it is not advisable to feed whole peanuts to birds, except from a peanut feeder. This avoids the possibility of fledglings choking. Have a read of this guide on how to use peanuts as bird food.
Best priced peanuts for birds in the UK
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What bird feeder do I need?
You should always use a specialised peanut feeder when feeding birds. We have plenty of options to choose from when it comes to style. Browse our range bird peanut feeders.
Once your order arrives it’s important that you store peanuts in a cool dry place and always ensure water is available.
To ensure your peanuts are within specified aflatoxin levels, always purchase from a reputable bird food supplier.
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