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"Sunflower hearts are the answer," says British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) in its Goldfinch survey

Friday, 24th June 2016

Sunflower Hearts are now overwhelmingly more popular with Goldfinches than Niger Seed.
And the question the BTO asked 5,183 households across Britain to answer (between November 2015 and February 2016) was, how many [Goldfinches] were seen in a two-minute period and what were they feeding on? The result confirms what we've all suspected for some time, that Sunflower Hearts are now overwhelmingly more popular with Goldfinches than Niger Seed.



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