Best Hummingbird Food Recipe
Print our Hummingbird Nectar Recipe and see our step by step instructions for filling and cleaning your feeders with a formula for the hummingbird food sugar to water ratio.
Easy to Make 3 Ingredient DIY Suet Cakes- A Cultivated Nest
Keep your neighborhood birds well fed with these easy to make 3 ingredient DIY suet cakes! They're full of protein to keep wild birds full!
How To Make Homemade Suet Cakes To Attract Birds
Learn how to make easy, homemade suet cakes to attract birds to your yard. You'll love spotting local bird species from your kitchen window!
Explore Nature with Edie - Make Your Own Bird Food
The weather is getting colder, the summer birds have gone and the winter birds are back at our house. Having a variety of wild bird feeders in your yard is the best way to attract a wide variety of birds into your yard. We live up in the pines above Prescott and this time of year we have many Orioles, Mexican Blue Jays, Red Headed Woodpeckers and a bunch of itty bitty finches around our feeders. One of our favorite Holiday traditions is to make homemade bird food. It is a great idea for…
Peanut Butter Suet - 10,000 Birds
As loyal 10,000 Birds readers know I love visiting my folks’ house. Not just for their company, which is wonderful, but also to catch up on the birds visiting their marvelous array of feeders which I lack in my urban apartment complex. One of the things that keep the birds (and the squirrels) coming back is my Mom’s delicious homemade suet. Well, delicious for critters anyway, but maybe not-so-much for people… See, it seems that my younger brother’s fiancée, Shannon, had a hankering for a…
No Melt Suet – My Secret To Having Birds Beg Me For More | The Birders Report
Brigitte took these photos of me making suet last night Here in northern California it can get really hot in July and August. We’re talking sometimes over 115 degrees! So I began making my own “no melt suet” and the birds absolutely LOVE it! Sure I have put out the store bought stuff and they […]
DIY: Peanut Butter “Suet” Cakes for Birds
Spring has yet to arrive, and the birds have been draining our feeders every week. So, I thought I would make them a special treat. Technically this is not a suet cake. Making a traditional suet cake involves melting a big chunk of animal fat into liquid form, and the thought of that smell filling […]
Homemade Birdseed Cakes #2
Sometimes when I’m coming up with my list of recipes to test and share on this blog I get a little selfish. I think to myself, “What would I be making today even if there was no blog to write?” And the answer is usually something like “Homemade Birdseed Cakes” 🙂 Now I know I’m ... Read More about Homemade Birdseed Cakes #2
How to Make Bird Suet That Won't Melt
In hot weather, bird suet softens and melts quickly which is dangerous for the birds. Making your own no-melt suet will save you the trouble of making or buying several new ones, and birds tend to prefer homemade suet compared to the...
6 DIY Bird Suet Recipes - That Backyard Birds Will Love! - Wild Bird Scoop
Bird suet recipes will allow you to be creative. Find out how to make suet and what suet feeders to use to feed wild birds.