Adding dried mealworms to a homemade suet cake is a great idea! Many birds LOVE to eat mealworms including: bluebirds, chickadees, nuthatches, titmice, wrens, orioles, robins and more! Mealworms are high in protein, 25% fat and are something birds need to keep their energy high during the cold Winter months. Seed eaters and insectivores LOVE mealworms.
What are mealworms? They are the larvae of the beetle. The larvae stage tends to last for 10 weeks.
Where can you buy mealworms? At your local grocery store, pet supply store, garden store and some hardware stores.