Starting to feed wild birds isn't complicated. Simply putting out some seed is all it takes to attract wild birds to your backyard. One can easily scatter seed on the ground, but most of this seed will inevitably be eaten by larger birds or scavengers. Nevertheless, scattering less expensive seed, like cracked corn, can distract other animals from your bird feeder. To attract smaller birds some type of raised feeder is required. Click on the links below to read about different types of bird feeders and bird seed.
Thistle/Nyjer Feeders Suet Feeders Hummingbird and Oriole Nectar Feeders
How do I choose the right bird food?