Bird Feeders,  Window Bird Feeder

Best Cold Weather Offerings at Window Bird Feeders

csuet mixes are ideal for cold weather feeding and work in most window bird feedersRecently the question was posed by a customer on our Facebook page: “Any advice for keeping birds fat & happy through the coming cold snap?” Absolutely!

Basically, birds need higher fat and carbohydrate type foods that are easier and/or faster to digest during frigid weather.

Aside from topping off basic seed feeders, you can utilize window bird feeders and other platforms for these kinds of treats. Suet cakes broken into chunks, any kind of nuggets or crumbles, even home-made suet mixes and bluebird delight (recipes on our website) are ideal for open style window feeders.During cold weather, mix suet chunks with seed in your window feeder

Water… don’t forget that fresh water’s extremely important when all natural sources have frozen. Birds will flock to a heated bath throughout the entire winter season!

Since freezing weather always brings more birds around to feeders, you can easily set up a new feeding space or two without additional feeders per se. Offer more of those high fat, high carb Suet and peanut butter smeared on a tree trunk serves birds well in cold weatherfoods using suet or peanut butter smeared right on a tree trunk! Nuthatches, warblers, chickadees and every species of woodpecker will go for it in a snap. The extra calories serve them well helping to maintain body temperature and warmth overnight.

While you’re toasty warm inside, please remember feathered friend’s survival tactics and help them out during frigid weather!

 

 

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