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How to make a simple Bird Feeder

plastic bottle bird feeder
The nights seem to be closing in very quickly and although we have had very warm weather this week, the colder weather is just around the corner, and the birds will be looking for more food to keep them warm throughout the colder temperatures.   It is almost the school Half Term Holidays l too, and If you are looking for a project  to entertain children or grandchildren then this could be a great family activity  for you all  which is relatively cheap, involves recycling and also feeds the birds and is educational too. Here are my instructions; How to make a simple bird feederYou will need1.An empty plastic bottle, any size is fine, remember though that it will weigh quite heavy when filled with bird food.2.Wooden dowels, pencils, old wooden spoons – these will be the perches3.Wire to make a loop,  or strong twine is fine too, I have used baler twine...
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