(Panicum miliaceum) is a small, starchy grain that is easy to grow and harvest. There are several varieties of millet, including red, golden and black, all of which are cereal crops.These small seeds are a common component of birdseed mixes and can be purchased separately for individual feeding if desired. Furthermore, millet provides essential nutrition to birds. The basic nutritional components of millet seed include: 12 % protein, 8% percent fiber, 4% percent fat, Calcium, B vitamins, Magnesium, manganese, potassium, phosphorus and other trace minerals
In addition to these species, many other birds will sample millet, especially if it is offered as part of a birdseed mix or suet block.
Birds: Doves, sparrows, juncos, quail, buntings, wild turkeys, canary, parrot etc.