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Thistle feeders, or as they are more commonly known, nyjer seed feeders, make a great addition to any backyard because of their amazing attraction power. Can you guess which type of bird loves nyjer seed the most? - See more at: http://www.the-scoop-on-wild-birds-and-feeders.com/thistle-feeders.html#sthash.T2ZQBq2U.dpuf

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The American Goldfinch (Carduelis Tristis), also known as the Eastern Goldfinch and the Wild Canary, is a small North American bird in the Finch family.

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American Goldfinch Habitat: Open areas like yards, fields, fencerows and groves. Diet: Seeds and berries. Backyard Favorites: Supply nyjer (thistle) in a tube feeder with multiple ports, or in a nylon stocking.

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Pine Siskin - These cute little birds are smaller than a house finch and have a sweet little twitter.

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American Yellow Finch They cost me a small fortune because I buy special seed just for them-- Nyjer seed. They are fairly brave, too. I can get pretty close to them while they are on the feeder.

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from The Spirit Tree's Blog

Lessons from the Song of the Yellow Finch

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Nyjer seed and sunflower hearts are one of goldfinches favourite treats, so if you fancy going for gold in your garden, then seed feeders are one of the easiest things you can do! #homesfornature

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American Goldfinch. They visit winter and summer. They eat niger & sunflower seeds & enjoy sips from the birdbath.

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Tube Bird Feeders filled with Nyjer seed will be sure to attract golden finches! #goldfinches #birdwatching #tubefeeder

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