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Do Robins like the mixed seed bird food I can buy from the garden centre? What bird feeder should I use for Robins and Tits?

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    "the mixed seed bird food I can buy from the garden centre". Please be more specific; you are writing for a world wide audience here. – Jan Doggen Jan 21 at 12:13
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    American robins ( thrushes) generally do not eat seeds. American titmice are seed eaters , they seem to prefer sunflower seed , not the typical cheap millet mixes. – blacksmith37 Jan 21 at 16:30
  • American robins or "old-world" robins? Completely different birds, including what they eat. As @blacksmith37 noted, American robins are not seedeaters. – Drew Jan 23 at 17:27
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Pretty much any, the bird feeds you get from the garden centres are normally very informative, you can see what to feed different birds for different seasons. If you get a multi-feeder, so basically a pole you can hang different types of feeders on you can accommodate a range of birds.

You can however get Robin specific feeders, take a look here: RSPB bird feeders - they have a natural diet of protein-rich mealworms, energy-rich seeds and soft fruits. So you can put out peanut paste coconut shells, mealworms, half an apple etc without needing a feeder.

Tits will use a variety of feeders, from peanut to seed, so whatever you set out for a robin should be fine. Take a look at this related answer: Best food to attract blue tits

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