Monday, June 29, 2020

Reviewing Royal Wing No Waste Bird Seed with Fruit

If you would like a larger variety of birds visiting your bird feeder and you haven't used Royal Wing Total Care No Waste bird seed with Fruit, you should give this a try!


Royal Wing bird seed brand available at Tractor Supple Company

I enjoy bird-watching have had a large variety of bird feeders over the years. But I have had the most luck with this particular feeder and bird seed combination. The birds literally began to line up as soon as I put this No Waste Blend with Fruit in a hanging platform feeder. It has been amazing.

In the past, I would put out Nyjer seed for the finches, suet for the nuthatches and mixed bird seed for everyone else. Of course, Cardinals like sunflower seeds. Some seed mixes did not seem to attract Cardinals. Perhaps not the right type of sunflower or not enough sunflower seed to other seed ratio. I don't know.

In an impulse buy during a shopping trip at Tractor Supply Company (TSC), I bought this seed. It is a bit more expensive than the mixed seed at the big box stores but it was well worth it! The very next day I saw Cardinals and a variety of other birds - some birds I've never seen at my feeder before -- such as this Grosbeak. This was the very first Grosbeak I've added to the list of birds I've seen! In addition to the Rose Breasted Grosbeak, I am excited that the Indigo Bunting pair have nested somewhere very close to this feeder and a Spotted Towhee makes a daily appearance and sings to us -- both birds I had never seen prior to bird watching at The Shack.  I think this food has helped attract them to the area on a daily basis. 




The birds line up for their turn at this seed. I have continued to use the remaining nyjer seed. But it seems the finches are coming even when I don't add the nyjer seed.  



If you are not familiar with TSC (Tractor Supply Company) or prefer shopping via Amazon there are similar "waste free" seeds with fruit to chose from.





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I'm not as good at bird photography as I would like to be. Our own Mary Beth is both a wonderful photographer as well as a bird-lover. Please check out some of her posts featuring birds such as Review of Spring Bird Photography and Review of Bluebird Facts and Photography. I love bluebirds and Mary Beth's photos of them are outstanding!

To read more about my personal adventures at The Shack click here. It is my piece of land, and future home, on top of a mountain ridge in West Virginia. Bird watching there has been an amazing experience. 

My basalt bird bath by Stone Age Creations has been very popular with the birds. The Eastern Bluebirds and sparrows (Chipping Sparrows I think but I'm not sure) are daily bathers. I was very excited to see a Cardinal using the bath recently. See my review of this particular bird bath here. This bird bath has been one of the best splurge purchases I have ever made.






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6 comments:

  1. Oh Dawn Rae, you have found the perfect combination that will ensure you have birds visiting all the time. A water source and a food source are just what they are looking for. Having them together will make it impossible for the birds to ignore. Happy Birds and happy you! I hope you enjoy each and every visitor to your wonderful outdoor Bird Cafe!

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  2. The quality and brand of seed sure does make a difference. I'm glad you are having such success, and enjoyment, since purchasing this new type of seed mix. And, I have always loved your bird bath. It is such a beautiful piece of functional sculpture. So satisfying to be a sanctuary for the wild creatures. I think they appreciate the extras that we offer them.

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  3. I haven't had a bird feeder in a long time, but your obvious enjoyment sure makes me want to get one. When I worked at Ace Hardware, I couldn't believe how many people consistently came in to purchase bird seed. I noticed some have nuts and fruit, so it is interesting that you verified fruit is a definite draw to many varieties of birds.

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  4. It sounds like you have discovered the very best bird feed. I loved seeing all of the different species of birds that were attracted to the bird feed, along with your lovely birdbath. You have certainly created a human & nature sanctuary at the shack. The perfect respite for all.

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  5. I'm always looking for recommendations for bird seed and this sounds perfect. Thank you for posting my links. Happy Birding!

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  6. I know so little about birds, but because of articles like this and my step-grandsons today lol, I've learned a few things. My friends are huge bird fans, and they know so much about them! I wonder if they're aware of this bird seed? Good gift idea too :)

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