If you want to attract the Boreal Chickadee to your yard by feeding them, listed below are some of the top food options these birds prefer.
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To attract Boreal Chickaadee to your yard using feeders, listed below are some feeders they prefer to use. The pictures below are some examples of each category
Any size, style and shape can be used. All the food mention above can be placed on a platform feeder; also known as tray feeders and fly thru feeders.
Any size, shape and style of tube feeder, designed to hole one or a variety of the following: peanuts, sunflower seeds, peanut hearts, nyjer, and safflower
Any style, shape or size of hopper feeder, holding any of the following: peanuts, sunflower seeds, peanut hearts or safflower
Any size, style, or shape of suet feeder, both combination feeder of suet and bird seed, or just a single suet feeder.
Any size, shape or style that is able to hold mealworms
Any exterior shape, size or design with the interior dimensions of a 4" x 4" floor to a 5.5" x 5.5" floor. Interior height 8" to 10". An entrance hole of 1 1/8" in diameter that is 6" to 8" of the floor. You can hang your house anywhere from 4' to 15'. with the entry hole facing in any direction away from the most common wind direction. If you plan to place more than one nest box for the Boreal Chickadee, space your nest boxes 730' apart to avoid territorial denomination.
Pictures below are some examples of Boreal Chickadee nest boxes.
Placing an inch of wood chips in your birdhouse to persuade the Boreal Chickadee to your nest box, even though they will find other material to make their nest with