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How To Make A Bird Feeder

How To Make A Bird Feeder

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How To Make A Bird Feeder

There is nothing more uplifting than seeing, and hearing, happy birds enjoying a safe space you have created for them in the garden or on the balcony! 

By understanding the advantages of feeding birds and taking steps to appreciate all those benefits, backyard birders can thoroughly enjoy every bird they feed. We share seven reasons why feeding birds is a good idea, followed by an easy video tutorial we found, demonstrating how you can make a bird feeder out of scraps salvaged from the recycle bin.

 
1. Interacting with Nature 

For many urban birders, the birds they see at their feeders may be the only wild animals they have the chance to interact with. 

 
2. Outdoor Pets

As you become more familiar with your backyard birds, it is possible to begin recognizing individual birds by their unique markings or personalities. 

 
3. Offering a Helping Hand

While feeding birds brings backyard birders many benefits, it also benefits the birds by replacing food sources that have been destroyed by development.

 
4. Education 

By changing feeder-styles and food-types you can learn more about the birds that visit your garden.

 
5. Insect Control 

When you feed birds in your backyard you also invite them to a free feast of the insects, worms, snails, and spiders that inhabit your landscape.

 
6. Flower Pollination 

By encouraging birds to visit your garden you can assist with flower pollination.

 
7. Photography and Art

If you have an interest in photography and art you will be treated to a proliferation of poses right outside your window at feeding time. 

 
Make A Bird Feeder

Making a bird feeder is easier and cheaper than you think. By using recyclable materials you have at home or collected on your beach clean-up, you can make one for yourself and all your neighbours! Take a look at how you can make a bird feeder from a plastic bottle below.

How To Make A Bird Feeder

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