Keep in mind that you may get different results at different times
of the year, depending on where you live. Most of the northern U.S.
will see fewer birds in the winter, and some exotic birds passing
through during spring and fall. You will still draw birds in the
winter, because food is otherwise quite scarce.You'll just get fewer
More detailed background information on what foods attract which
birds is available at the activity "Backyard
Birdfeeder." That activity also includes instructions for
building a tray feeeder.