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Feed the Birds: Mesh Cling Feeder and Peanuts

As much as North and I love peanut butter, the real thing, not so much. Still, peanuts aren't just for the lil critters, many wild birds enjoy them, too! You can pick up a bag of unsalted shelled or unshelled peanuts at any local store and add them to a feeder in your backyard to call out a bunch of new flutterers.

To see what kind of birds this nut-filled tube feeder attracts,

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The steel mesh feeder ($24.95 and up) appeals to those acrobatics birdies out there like woodpeckers, chickadees, titmice, nuthatches, and finches – who can easily get a grip on the wire mesh and, you'll get a longer glimpse as they work to get their treat out. However, if you opt for a platform feeder with peanuts, you'll likely also see:

  • cardinals
  • grackles
  • starlings
  • mourning doves
  • jays
  • juncos
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