Bread: Birds may fill up on bread, lacking essential nutrients in their diet.
Raw Meat: Setting out raw meat as a treat can spoil, attracting unwanted guests.
Seeds and Nuts Sold for People: Seeds and legumes for humans may contain excessive salt, while birdseed is designed for avian nutritional needs.
Bacon Fat: High-salt, additive-rich bacon fat spoils easily; opt for high-quality fat from the butcher for suet.
Potato Chips: Popular snacks lack proper nutrition for birds; reserve them for human consumption.
Honey: While caloric, honey can grow mold and cause stickiness.
Red Food Coloring: Harmful dye in hummingbird sugar water is unnecessary and may be detrimental.
Old Birdseed: Serve fresh seed to prevent exposure to moldy or rancid food.
Pet Food: Dog and cat food lacks nutritional value for birds and may attract pests.