Wild birds can be fed a variety of food and feeding birds fruit is one of the most fun and fulfilling ways.
Because most of the birds that eat fruit as a main food item in their diet, will not come to seed feeders.
Feeding birds fruit in your outdoor space will give you the opportunity to see a much wider selection of bird species, that you have not seen at your feeders before.
Their menu largely consists of bugs and fruit.
Conveniently, fruit trees and bushes that produce fruit attract bugs.
This makes the appeal even stronger.
1. Plant vines that bare fruit.
2. Plant bushes that bare fruit.
3. Plant trees that bare fruit.
4. Make homemade fruit feeders.
5. Purchase fruit feeders.
Of course providing fruit for wild birds through trees, bushes or vines, will take sometime for them to grow before they will produce fruit that the birds can dine on.
But in the mean time while the
plants and trees are growing, fruit feeders of various designs can be
purchased or made, for attracting fruit eating wild birds.
Make a plan to start a fruit growing garden that will feed your feathered friends.
If you already have some fruit bearing plants, then consider adding more varieties of plants, that might attract birds that you do not have right now.
dogwood – bush varieties
eastern red cedar
Regardless of whether you already grow fruit now or not, you can
prepare a buffet of fruit for your birds by adding other ways to serve fruit on your backyard birds menu.
Oriole feeders often come with a section to fill with jelly and/or a spike to hold an orange half.
DIY fruit feeders are easy to make.
There are many benefits to making your own.
This homemade feeder serves up fresh fruit, as well as jelly.
The jelly dish could also hold berries of cut up apples or any other fruit item you have on hand if feeding birds fruit is your wish.
Feeding birds fruit will be appreciated by wild birds and rewarding for you and your family.
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