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Dried Fruit Medley Bird Food Recipe

Dried Fruit Medley Bird Food Recipe

Dried Fruit Medley Bird Food Recipe

Want to feed some picky eaters that normally don’t always come to the feeder? Make up this dried fruit medley bird food recipe.  Provide a separate tray of this speciality mix away from your main feeders to tempt some new guests.


  • 2 cups raisins
  • 2 cups dried apples 
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 2 cups any additional nuts (Forage your own for birds)
  • 1 cup squash seeds (Save all squash & melon type seeds to dry)
  • 1-1/2 cups dried cherries

Dried Fruit Medley Bird Food Recipe

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1.) Cut all fruit into bite sized pieces.
2.) Measure out all ingredients and dump into a paper bag.  Give a good shake to mix them up.
3.) Fill feeders as needed.


Save Fall Squash Seeds to Feed to the Birds

Birds this Mix Can Attract:

  • Robins
  • Bluebird
  • Catbird
  • Carolina Wren
  • Rose Breasted Grosbeak
  • Purple Finches
  • Thrashers
  • Cedar & Bohemian Waxwings
  • House Finch
  • House Wren
  • Northern Cardinal
  • Northern Flicker
  • Northern Mockingbird
  • Ruby-Crowned Kinglet
  • Scarlet Tanager
  • Summer Tanager
  • Tufted Titmouse
  • Baltimore Oriole

Enjoy mixing up some new recipes and watching your new visitors!

Waxwings Eating Fruit Medley Mix at Feeder

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