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Specialists in wild bird foods and feeders

Black Sunflower
Black Sunflower
Black Sunflower

Black Sunflower

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Brand Maltbys' Stores

There are two types of sunflower seeds available for bird feeding - the larger striped sunflower seeds, and the smaller, high oil black sunflower seeds. While some cage and aviary birds can eat both types of seed, we would always recommend choosing the smaller black ones for feeding wild birds. This is because they are high in oils that provide energy, as well as fibre, calcium, iron, potassium, and vitamins A, B and E.
Another benefit of using black sunflower seeds is that the hulls, or skins, are much thinner than the larger, striped varieties. This means wild birds visiting your garden will have no problem getting through the hulls and into the plump, oil-rich hearts of the seed inside. Because they are such a versatile seed they can be used in ground and table feeding, in bird feeders, mixed into seed mixes, or used as a supplement if you are making your own suet cakes or fat balls.
Because they are so high in natural minerals and oils, black sunflower seeds will keep birds returning to your feeding station again and again. Though great for a huge range of wild bird species, black sunflower seeds are particularly great for blackbirds, chaffinches, bramblings, dunnocks, greenfinches, goldfinches, nuthatches, tree sparrows, house sparrows, song thrushes and yellowhammers.

Product Information
Available Sizes: 1kg, 2kg, 5kg, 10kg, 15kg
Composition: 100% Black Sunflower Seeds

LOVED BY MANY - At Maltbys’, we understand that feeding wild birds is both a highly rewarding and entertaining pastime. Also, with many bird species sadly in decline, feeding wild birds is now more vital than ever in aiding conservation efforts.

TAILOR-MADE NUTRITION - We work closely with our suppliers to find the best quality wild bird foods we can source, and because we understand that different bird species have different dietary requirements, we sell a wide range of wild bird seeds and mixes to suit all avian dietary needs.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED – We source only the best quality foods we can find at the fairest possible prices, which means that our wild bird foods will keep your feathered friends returning to your feeding station again and again!

ONE OF THE UK’S BIGGEST SUPPLIERS - We receive new stock on average every 3 weeks or less, which means that we always provide the freshest possible product we can to our customers. This helps the product to retain its essential natural oils and nutrients, and reduces the risk of mould.


A complete seed product intended for wild bird feeding. Maltbys’ Stores do not sell any products intended for human consumption.

This product has been stored and packaged in a warehouse where it may have come into contact with common allergens, including (but not limited to): milk, egg, wheat, soybeans, peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish.


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