Bird Food Recipes

Bark Butter Bird Feed – Peanut Butter Blend for Wild Birds

Makes: 1 Dough Loaf Prep Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1 Cup Lard
  • 1 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 4 Cups Cornmeal
  • 1 – 2 Cups of Mixed Shelled Birdseed (optional)

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients in large bowl. Blend together with a spoon or
    knead it in the bowl with your hands until the dry ingredients are
    completely blended into a dough.
  2. Store in an airtight container. These are all shelf stable ingredients.
  3. Use in suet type bird feeders. This may be spread in plug type
    feeders or shaped into balls or logs to use in cage type feeders.

HUMMINGBIRD NECTAR

Ingredients

  • 4 Cups Water
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar – NOT ORGANIC

Instructions

  1. Add sugar to boiling water. Allow to cool before filling feeder.
  2. Unused nectar can be stored in the refrigerator for 10 days.
  3. Replace nectar every 2 or 3 days during hot weather.
  4. Replace weekly during winter months.

Yes! Ruby Throated Hummingbirds are here during the winter months.