Week 2 July Bird butter for Finches

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Week 2 July Bird butter for Finches

Bird butter for finches

You will need:

  • 3 cups of unsalted shelled peanuts
  • 3 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • A handful of raisins


This meal does not melt quickly. It is a favourite of finches, woodpeckers and nuthatches.

How to make it!

  • Add the shelled peanuts, raisins and coconut oil to a bowl.
  • Mix well together using a spoon. Stop mixing when the mixture looks like peanut butter
  • Alternatively with the help of an adult mix the ingredients using a food mixer.
  • Put the mixture in yoghurt pots or an old butter tub. (Wash the pots and tubs first before using them.)
  • Place the mixture in the fridge to cool overnight.
  • Next morning place the pots and tub out in your garden.
  • Now sit by a window and wait for the bird to arrive and start eating!

Recipe sheet: Bird butter for Finches

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