Peanut Butter and Pine Cone Bird Feeder

With the simple addition of peanut butter and bird seed, a pine cone becomes a pine cone bird feeder.


| January/February 1989



pine cone bird feeder - bird hanging from pine cone

A regular pine cone might be enough to attract birds, but a pine cone bird feeder — one coated with peanut butter — will really draw them in.


PHOTO: JAVIER CASTRO/FOTOLIA

You can improvise a great pine cone bird feeder in just a few minutes by spreading peanut butter over a large pine cone and rolling it in bird seed. Tie a string to the cone to hang it from a limb. More feeders will bring more birds, but remember to keep on providing food once you start. 

Fred Race
Euclid, Ohio





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