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For the Birds
Easy-to-Make Recipes for Your Feathered Friends

By Birds and Blooms

Subject: Nature & Science
Paperback with concealed wiro | 120 pages | 4 1/2 x 6
US$9.95 | CAN$10.95 |Ages: adult
Publication Date: 2010-04-16
ISBN: 9781606521311
From gift-giving treats to beak-smacking suets, this book offers 50 recipes that are sure to delight backyard guests and lure a variety of new species. No exotic ingredients are necessary—with just a little suet from the supermarket, some sand from the hardware store, scraps from the kitchen, and inexpensive seeds and grains, you can create wonderful recipes. You’ll also find:
  • A handy at-a-glance list that pairs all 50 recipes with the species they attract
  • Instructions to make recycled homemade feeders, from hanging feeders made from coconuts and grapefruit to table feeders made out of muffin tins and apple boxes
  • Tips on which plants, feeders, birdbaths, and nesting boxes are best for the types of birds you want to attract
  • The best ways to keep pesky critters away