Feeding Wild Birds

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I am making an assumption that you might like birds, but be like me (allergic), 09e67200d2cc92f84c67ec6bb8fddad0.jpg

so you don’t have any as actual pets in the house. 4bd60cf68f112c9a4702ef9bfc02e0ca.jpgSo, this blog is devoted to ways we can feed and enjoy wild birds – including how to make syrup for hummingbirds. 4baedfcad655e4758245b88fc362066c.jpga2dccd2d57adaca7ddea22c2b1c81973.jpg

All of these ideas were found on Pinterest and a couple of the more interesting ‘recycled materials feeders’ are apparently sold on Etsy.69ebab1a7e51b764b1daec287e83db96

So, let’s all celebrate spring and feed some birds!.bd03328399e2c0acd8563067e0df76c5.jpg

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Author: foguth

Though Jeanne began her career technical writing, her love of romantic-suspense, whether it be present, future or in an unknown galaxy inspired her to write the novels she wanted to find in bookstores. Since marrying, Jeanne and her husband have lived from the arctic to the tropics, as well as from yacht to off-grid mountain home. She loves using vivid colors and flowing shapes in her oil paintings as well as creating edible landscapes. At present, she is finishing writing the Chatterre Trilogy and working on a new episode for The Sea Purrtector Files. You can always find out what she is working on and/or contact her at: www.jeannefoguth.com.

10 thoughts on “Feeding Wild Birds”

  1. Oh they look amazing! And some may also be attractive to squirrels 🙂
    Before getting food for the birds or squirrels, you should make sure you get the right one for your local fauna though.

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  2. Loving the bird feeders! As you obviously have ornithological expertise, please can you tell me how to stop big fat pigeons hogging the bird table? We sometimes get bluetits and robins but the fat pigeons don’t let them get a look in!

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    1. We don’t have a pigeon problem – used to have one with squirrels, which we solved with habanero (hot pepper) powder – birds love it, squirrels act like it’s chemical warfare. BUT IF the pigeons are noticeably bigger than the birds you want to feed, I would see if there was a way to put fencing or something around the bird table, which would allow the little ones to get in, but keep the fatties out… My husband said, “In some countries, they are known as squab. I’d trap them and put them in a pie.” (he likes to cook)

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      1. My husband is also always saying things like that when he sees pigeons, or rabbits, or basically any edible stuff that would fit in a pie……

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      2. I guess the ‘testosterone way’ could solve the problem, but I tend to prefer prevention… and buying frozen chicken pot pies vs. make from scratch.

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