Bird seed feeders can be made for bird watching enjoyment any time of the year.
These tasty bird feed treats are fun to make.
A great activity for children to help out with, keeping them busy both making the treats and watching the wild birds enjoy their creations.
They can be quickly and easily made to give as gifts all year long.
These seed feeders are suitable as birthday gifts for seniors, young children and for that matter, all ages.
They make special occasion and excellent holiday gifts, especially at Christmas time.
A change of coloured ribbon or ornament is all you need to make them suitable for any event or holiday.
Start with suet
(You can find a recipe for suet on our suet bird food recipes page.)
Now for the yummy stuff!
Tie a ribbon around the hook and your backyard birds can enjoy a festive bird seed feeder treat.
Note: It may take more wild bird seed than you expect to make some of these treats.
Many wild bird stores provide wild bird seed bulk bins that make purchasing bird seed more affordable.
Sometimes purchasing your birdfeed in pre-packaged quantities can be more costly.
Steps to Make:
2. Tie a string or a ribbon (8-10” long) around the pointed end of the pine cone under the first row of (petals) to hold the string or ribbon.
3. Spread either peanut butter or softened suet over the cone.
4. Roll the cone in seed.
5. Hang cone from bottom of feeders, tree branches, clothesline or any other location where they can be seen.
A pleasure to watch as the wild birds flock to them to enjoy their bounty.
Beautiful swags and wreaths that are not only decorative but tasty treats for our feathered friends make delicious bird seed feeders:
All of these tasty and beautiful bird seed feeders are excellent backyard birding treats that make great gifts for the bird watchers on your gift giving list at any time of the year.
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