Indigo Buntings live in brush and low trees near open areas like overgrown fields, woodland borders, and at the edges of hardwood forests.
Indigo Buntings forage on the ground and in low foliage for insects, weed seeds, wild berries, and grains.
Platform Feeders, Tray Feeders, and Seeds Scattered on the Ground
Indigo Buntings will eat the seeds of herbs and grasses. Indigo buntings do not consume much fruit, but they will eat wild berries in the fall.
White Millet, Nyjer (Thistle Seed), Sunflower Hearts and Chips, Other Millets, Oil Sunflower, Cracked Corn, Roasted Peanut Chips, Milo, Wheat, Rye, and Oats.
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