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What to feed backyard birds

What to feed backyard birds

By Fatima

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Birds eat just about anything, but some foods are harmful to them. Those foods can even kill them! You might be thinking that birds are just little crunchers, why should we protect them if they do not impact the world? Well, you are absolutely wrong. Birds eat harmful insects and some even pollinate!

Here is a list of what NOT to feed backyard birds:

  • Avocado 

  • Caffeine 

  • Chocolate

  • Salt

  • Fat 

  • Fruit pits

  • Apple seeds

  • Onions

  • Garlic

Here is a list of what to feed backyard birds:

  • Apples

  • Bananas

  • Cooked pasta

  • Rice

  • Eggshells

  • Hard cheese

  • Melon, pumpkin, and squash seeds

  • Peanut butter

  • Raisins

  • Leftover bread

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