Small Black Sunflower Bird Seed is very low in Cholesterol and Sodium. It has a natural high percentage oil content as well as protein and other vitamins and minerals. It is also a good source of Vitamin E, Pantothenic Acid, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Copper, Manganeso and Selenium, and a good source of Thiamin.
Black sunflower seeds provide birds with the fats and energy they need.
The soft outer shell makes it easier for smaller birds to open them and is a source of high quality protein and oil that is particularly important during the winter months.
Goldfinches and other finches especially love very Small Black Sunflower seed.
It should be used sparingly if used for caged birds as these seeds contain too much fats and oils.