Peanut Butter Bird Feeders

Peanut Butter is an excellent source of fat, protein, and other nutrients for birds. While there are a few myths about birds and peanut butter, no evidence has supported that birds cannot eat peanut butter. In fact, there are many manufacturers who make feeders especially for feeding peanut butter mixed with seed and grains to birds!

Here are Some Popular Peanut Butter Bird Feeders

C & S Products Peanut Butter Delight Log

This 2 pound peanut butter log is a favorite amongst birds and will attract a number of different types of birds to the feeder. It even includes a hanger to make it easy to hang from your favorite spot in your yard.

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Songbird Essentials Peanut Butter Bird Feeder

This sturdy and attractive peanut butter bird feeder is made of cedar and rust-resistant metal, and works by adding daubs of peanut butter mixed with grain onto the slab. Easy to clean and maintain, this is an attractive option to offer peanut butter to the birds.

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How to Make Your Own Peanut Butter Bird Feeder

You can also very easily make your own pine cone peanut butter bird feeder to hang from trees. This is a very fun project to do with kids!

Materials Needed

1 large pine cone
1-2 tablespoons of peanut butter
1 cup of small bird seed
1 10 inch piece of yarn

Directions
With a knife, spoon, or spatula (depending on what age of kids you may be working with), carefully spread the peanut butter along the pine cone. It is okay to be generous with the peanut butter, as the more peanut butter you use, the better the bird seed will stick to it.

Once Your pine cone is covered in peanut butter, the next step is to roll the pine cone in the bird seed, covering it as much as possible.

Next, we’ll attach the piece of yarn at the top to use for hanging your new peanut butter bird feeder. To do this, all you need to do is tie a knot around the ends.

Do you have any questions about peanut butter bird feeders? Share them in the comments section below!

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3 Comments

  • Susan DiMucci

    Is it ok to feed peanut butter to birds in the hot months of summer? I use toilet paper rolls and cover them in peanut butter, then roll in sunflower seeds. The birds love it but I was worried about the hot weather.

    • birdfeeder

      Hi Susan! There is quite a lot of controversy about peanut butter and bird feeders, but in most cases it is considered to be okay. If you are concerned about peanut butter you can also substitute with a suet feeder. Hope that helps answer your question!

  • Shirley

    Is it ok to feed birds crunchy peanut butter in the cold winter months? Should we add seed to the peanut butter.

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