Winter Berries for Fruit-Eating Birds
Plant fruit-bearing trees and shrubs for the robins, mockingbirds, cedar waxwings and other birds that don't frequent your seed feeders.
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The seeds of Japanese barberry fruits pass through birds' intestinal tracts and germinate easily the next spring, helping to make this shrub an invasive species in some states. When shopping for bird-friendly berry bushes, choose those that won't contribute to an invasion of more such bushes the next spring.