Bird Food

Elaine’s pure home grown South African bird food products are a firm favourite amongst bird lovers world-wide. We are set apart by the vibrant creativity of our products, from bird feeders to our famous “Bird Grub” suet for wild birds.

We don’t mess around with cheap fillers as we use only the best ingredients to give garden birds a head start, helping them through the harsh winter months, and through the busy summers of molting and breeding.


What should you not feed wild birds?

Bread (fresh or stale): provides no real nutritional value for birds; moldy bread can harm birds. Chocolate: toxic to birds, just as it is to dogs and cats (it contains theobromine); never offer birds any foods containing chocolate. Table scraps: some may not be safe or healthy for birds; most table scraps will attract mice or rats.

What is birds favorite food?

Favorite Foods: Black oil sunflower, striped sunflower, sunflower hearts & chips, millet, safflower, cracked corn, peanuts, milo, mealworms, fruit, and suet.

What time of day do birds feed?

Birds have to eat in the morning and evening, in contrast to mammals, who can store fat reserves to be utilized during extreme conditions, the birds have to eat enough every day to make it through a night of cold.

Do birds eat banana peels?

Birds, in theory, can eat bananas peels but bananas peels contain cellulose, cellulose can not be digested by birds. Also, banana peels can be dangerous to birds because the peels will likely be coated with a layer of pesticides. Pesticides are toxic to birds, they can cause reproductive issues and even death.

What food kills birds?

Avocado, Caffeine, Chocolate, Salt, Fat, Fruit pits and apple seeds, Onions and garlic, Xylitol.

Browse through the other products in the range of Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bird Seed, Bird Fruit Feeders, Bird Nectar Feeders, Bird Nesting Boxes and Suet Bird Food.