Almonds are a great food source for wild birds. They protein packed and also a natural source of fiber. You can feed wild birds almonds in the shell or out of the shell. If added almonds to a homemade suet cakes, use unshelled almonds. Almonds are going to a pricier ingredient for making homemade suet cakes, but for those who eat nuts regularly, taking a few of them out to add to a suet cake would be a nice treat for your neighborhood birds.
Almonds are enjoyed by a variety of wild birds including: magpies, woodpeckers and blue jays.