Studies have shown that one of the best feeds to lure bluebirds to your house is to use mealworms. Bluebirds love Mealworms. Apart from the fact that mealworms are a tasty treat to bluebirds, they also provide the needed protein for rapid growth during nesting season.
But the question is, how do you feed mealworms to bluebirds? How do you attract them to your yards? We’re going to give you the needed tips and tricks on how you can feed mealworms to bluebirds.
Where can you Find Bluebirds?
We have three different kinds of bluebirds in North America. These are the eastern, western and mountain bluebirds. Of these three, the mountain is probably the most difficult to get to feed, and this is because mountain bluebirds are suburban dwellers. They want to be out in a relatively wild open environment.
Large farms are a suitable place to get a mountain bluebird due to the vast expanse of land.
These birds do not fly in the interior forest as they like to be in fairly high elevation environment, typically 5000 to 10,000 feet.
Why are these important? These details are necessary because mealworms would not make bluebirds automatically appear if you are not in an area where you can access these birds.
So What are Mealworms?
Mealworms are not actually worms at all. They are the larvae of a meal beetle, and one of the many great things about them is that they do not smell. They actually last for months as long as you keep them out of direct sunlight and out of the frost, they will store for ages. Continue reading