During the winter, a Carolina chickadee must eat an average of 150 black oil sunflower seeds per day just to survive the bitter cold.
The birds rarely depend solely on our food offerings to survive. However, our feeders offer the birds a dependable source of food when natural foods cannot always provide the tiny birds with enough food to meet their nutritional needs.
Although the birds prefer sunflower seeds to all other feeder offerings, they will also dine on suet and pieces of various nuts.
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