Birds

Gift Idea: Bird Window Feeder

The bird window feeder gift idea is great for a range of people on your gift list for any occasion: teachers, colleagues, neighbors (unless they have outdoor cats), friends, family, yourself — anyone. It’s also economical and will cost around $30.

You will need 2 things: A window Bird Feeder and ingredients.

Wild Bird Window Feeder

window bird feeder1

For the window feeder, I recommend Nature’s Hangout Window Bird Feeder. Why? Because it is what I use. This window bird feeder is durable, has strong suction cups, it’s weather proof, lightweight, it has drainage holes in the bottom to keep moisture to a minimum and most importantly, it’s easy to clean! It also comes with extra suction cups.

window feed 2

The GrayBunny Clear Window Bird Feeder is a similar product that is cheaper than the window feeder that I recommended (I have not used it), but it looks so similar, so why not try it?

Alternatively, here is a link to many different types of window feeders that you can choose from. Now to the ingredients.

Ingredients

Next, you’ll want to stuff the window feeder with some lovely ingredients. Here are some ideas:

  • Peanuts, unflavored, unsalted, with or without a shell.
  • Sunflower seeds, unflavored, unsalted, with or without a shell.
  • Raisins (do not use raisins if dogs are around as they are toxic).
  • Dried cranberries.
  • Premixed birdseed.

Putting It All Together

  1. Choose your window feeder.
  2. Purchase: mixed birdseed or,
  3. Purchase: peanuts (unflavored, unsalted, with or without a shell), sunflower seeds (unflavored, unsalted, with or without a shell), and dried cranberries.
  4. Place them, either in their original packaging or smaller bags, inside the bird feeder.
  5. Wrap the whole gift or use a gift bag (personally, I use gift bags for everything and everyone).
  6. Feel accomplished! You’ve knocked one person (or a whole family) off your list!

Shopping List for the DIY Gift Idea: Bird Window Feeder

This is what you’ll need for the DIY Gift Idea: Bird Window Feeder:

That’s all! Easy-peasy, lemon squeezy! I’ll be scouring the web for the best products and gift ideas all season long, so stay tuned!

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