Make Your Yard A Hot Spot For Birds This Winter

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Sheryl Caine from Wild Birds Unlimited has lots of great ideas on how to turn your backyard into a winter wonderland  for birds.

Sheryl explained to Fox 8's Todd Meany how you can recycle your Christmas tree to provide shelter for the birds. She also shared a simple recipe for the perfect winter meal for our feathered friends.

"Make Your Own Nutty Spread"

1-Cup chunky peanut butter (un-salted if possible)
3-Cups coarse ground corn meal
1- Cup solid shortening
1- Cup (or more) good wild birdseed blend
Optional: Asst. raisins or other small pieces of dried fruit

Mix together and spread on flat sided feeders, suet cages, bark of trees or  pine cones.
Click here to learn more about Sheryl Caine's Wild Birds Unlimited.