A favourite of Finches, Niger Seed (also known as Nyger Seed or Nyjer Seed) is rich in oil content and highly nutritious. Treat the Goldfinches in your local area to one of their favourite foods.Read more
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- Jacobi Jayne Get Set Go Yellow Niger Seed Feeder9 reviews
£6.99Brome Squirrel Buster Finch / Niger Bird Feeder5 reviews
- 4.6666666666667 out of 5
- Product as described birds are slowly getting used to it ,Niger seeds are very tiny but there is no spillage from this feeder very well designed
£59.45Henry Bell Essentials Wild Bird Nyger Feeder2 reviews
- 4.2 out of 5
- Susan C
- This is an expensive product, but the goldfinches have found it and are using it happily. Its also quite long, one half the size would be fine.
£3.99Jacobi Jayne Ring Pull Niger Feeders57 reviews
- 4.5 out of 5
- P D
- Cheapest seed feeder on the site. Construction is adequate rather than super sturdy. Works well though; remains to be seen for how long!
- 4.719298245614 out of 5
- Saves dropping debris all over the floor keeping the area a lot cleaner. and the birds love to sit in it for some reason.
Prices from £3.99Jacobi Jayne Goldfinch Finder107 reviews
- 4.6822429906542 out of 5
- Lovely feeder excellent service
Prices from £5.99
Niger Seed is rich in oil content and highly nutritious. Treat the Goldfinches in your local area to one of their favourite foods.
Which Bird Feeders Should I Use?
Due to it's small size, you may need a special feeder to feed Niger Seed. We offer a range of niger feeders in a variety of different designs and materials.
Which Birds Love Niger Seed?
How to Store Niger Seed
We recommend storing your bird food in an airtight container in a cool and dry location, to ensure that it remains fresh for the period up to the best before date.
- Niger seed may potentially germinate and grow under feeders if conditions are suitable.
- The 25kg sacks of Niger Seed are delivered as 2x 12.55kg sacks.
CUSTOMER REVIEWSExcellent 84% 1183 reviewsGreat 15% 209 reviewsAverage 2% 20 reviewsPoor 1% 6 reviewsBad 1% 2 reviews5 stars (1183)4 stars (209)3 stars (20)2 stars (6)1 star (2)CLEARLynne Miller 3 days agogold finches love themMr Andrew Sutcliffe a week agoSame as with the peanuts, 12.5kg was more than I was expected, but it's what I ordered. Of course, I should have known that 12.5kg is a big bag of seeds.LOAD MORE REVIEWS
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Niger Seeds FAQ's
See below answers to some common questions we get asked about niger seeds
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What birds eat Niger seeds?
Niger seed is most loved by finches, who are likely to be the main eaters of it, but most wild birds will happily eat Niger seed, including common redpolls, pine siskins, and sparrows. Find out more by reading our Niger seed feeding guide.
What are Niger seeds?
Niger seeds are the seed of a pretty, yellow flower called Guizotia abyssinica. The seeds are small, black, and loved by birds of all sizes.
Will Niger seed grow in the UK?
No. Niger seed doesn’t grow well in the UK. If you’re concerned about the seed falling off your feeders and bedding in, it is usually heat-treated to prevent it from sprouting anyway.
Where do Niger seeds come from?
Niger seeds are native to Africa.
Do robins eat Niger seeds?
Yes, robins eat Niger seeds.
Do sparrows eat Niger seeds?
Sparrows do eat Niger seeds.
Do squirrels eat Niger seeds?
If they can access them, squirrels will eat Niger seeds.