My tip is to put seed out in small batches; the intensity seems to fade the longer the seed mixture stays out in the elements. I typically mix a large batch in a storage container and spoon out only what I think will be eaten in a day or two.
And proof that it's not bothering my feathered friends...here's a few of my regulars:
|A newbie! Either a Yellow Warbler or Prothonotary Warbler|
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