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DIY Cutting Board Bird Feeder

At first I thought it was a great idea, now I’m not so sure. Several commenters pointed out that bread is bad for birds. For example, people at Eugene’s Alton Baker park were asked to stop feeding bread to birds because it can cause a condition called “angel wing”. The condition is marked by a deformed wing and spindly feathers that poke out at right angles. It’s a result of a poor diet, such as calorie-rich breads, that causes birds’ feathers to develop faster than their bones[1]. I’m sure the idea author Curro Claret wasn’t aware of that and all he wanted to do is to feed his little friends.

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  • Aliii

    Nice, but parrots and birds can not eat bread! :)