Suet treats are a great addition to birds' diet, providing a valuable source of high calorie energy. To ensure the least amount of mess, buy a suitable suet treat for your bird feeder - suet pellets for bird tables and ground feeders and fat balls for hanging feeders.
Suet is rendered fat often from sheep and cows. Suet is provided to birds as an an additional food source on top of traditional bird seed. Being high fat, suet is a excellent energy source for garden birds, especially in winter.
What birds eat suet?
Lots of species of bird enjoy suet. Birds that are particularly partial to suet include woodpeckers, chickadees, tits, thrushes and wrens.