The Best Homemade Bird Food Recipes

If you are someone who is fond of feeding birds and loves watching birds flutter around the birdhouses or bird food bowls, waiting for you to feed them then you must know that there many ways you can prepare tasty treats at home to make the birds happy.

There are many simple recipes for bird foods which you can make at home using very simple ingredients.  Infact, preparing bird food at home is a cheaper option than buying it from the market. The following are some of the good homemade bird food recipes that you can try:

homemade bird food recipes

Simple Wild Bird Food Recipe

This is a simple to make and very tasty bird food recipe which can be prepared by making use of the following ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter or you can even substitute it with homemade peanut butter.
    1/2 cup cracked corn


Mix all the above given ingredients in a bowl and then pour the resultant mixture into the bird feeder.

Premium Wild Bird Food Recipe

This is another amazing bird food recipe that you can easily make at home using simple ingredients. It is a bird food variety which your birds will totally go crazy over and will relish: Here are the ingredients needed:

  • 1 pound raw peanuts
  • 1 pound sunflower seeds, striped with hulls on
  • 1 pound cracked corn
  • 1 pound black oil sunflower seeds, with hulls on
  • 1 small carton live mealworms
  • 1 pound dried blueberries, dark raisins, dried apples or other types of dry fruits.

take a metal container which has a tight lid on it. In the container, add peanuts, dried fruits, sunflower seeds, black oil sunflower seeds as well as the cracked corn and mix well after putting the lid on.  Now store this mixture in a cool and dry place which is free of rodents.  While serving in the birdfeeder, add the live mealworms on top and see the birds go crazy!

Suet Cake

This is another superb recipe which birds will love. For this, you will need the following:

  • 1 part peanut butter or homemade peanut butter
  • 2 parts melted fat
  • 2 parts yellow cornmeal


Mix together all the ingredients mentioned above and cook them for a little while. Pour into a container and let it freeze until you need to serve it. This recipe can be stored and used all year long.


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