What plants can I plant to attract birds to our yard for feeding and watching purposes?

My husband and I enjoy feeding and watching the birds. We'd like to attract even more of them to our yard. What plants would be good for that?
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Birds require nesting sites and food sources. Most trees and shrubs can serve as nesting sites. Those in the following list provide the bonus of bearing food, too. Shadblow serviceberry Amelanchier canadensis 3-8 Red chokeberry Aronia arbutifolia (4)5-9 American bittersweet Celastrus scandens 3-8 Hackberry Celtis occidentalis 3-9 Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis 5-11 Pagoda dogwood Cornus alternifolia 3-7 Cornelian cherry Cornus mas 4-8 Red-osier dogwood Cornus stolonifera 2-8 Washington hawthorn Crataegus phaenopyrum 5-8 Possumhaw Ilex decidua 5-9 American holly Ilex opaca 5-9 Winterberry Ilex verticillata 4-9 Eastern red cedar Juniperus virginiana 2-9 European larch Larix decidua (3)4-6(7) Honeysuckle Lonicera spp. 3-8 Flowering crabapple Malus spp. 3-8 Red mulberry Morus rubra 5-8(9) Wax myrtle Myrica cerifera 6-9 Tupelo, black gum Nyssa sylvatica (4)5-9 Boston ivy Parthenocissus tricuspidata 4-8 Cherry, plum Prunus spp. 3-9 Staghorn sumac Rhus typhina 4-8 American elder Sambucus canadensis 3-9 European mountain ash Sorbus aucuparia 3-7 Coralberry Symphoricarpos orbiculatus 2-7 Canadian hemlock Tsuga canadensis (3)4-7 Black haw viburnum Viburnum prunifolium 3-9 American cranberrybush Viburnum trilobum viburnum 2-7


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