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#1 of 6 Old 04-22-2003, 07:39 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Hello! Does anyone know how to make some birdfeeders using stuff around the house? ie: toilet paper rolls, milk jugs, etc.
We have this tree in front of our house that we were planning on cutting down this summer but lo and behold- we now have little feathered tennants! So, I figure I'll let the kids make some feeders for them!


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I like to just use a pinecone or stale bagel half, spread on some peanut butter and roll it in birdseed.

There are ways you can do it with milk jugs, I'm sure, I just don't have the info.

Might want to google search it!
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Stale bagel! What a great idea! I will try that! Thanks!


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You could also come up with a crafty way to make a birdbath, birds love having water to drink and bathe in!

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We're on no-birdbath aka standing water alerts b/c of West Nile - AGAIN!
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You can get mosquito dunks - pellets you put in standing bodies of water that kill mosquito larvae but are harmless to animals. It's not a bad idea to get some if you have other standing bodies of water besides bird feeders, like large ruts that always have puddles in them or whatever.

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