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birdseed

1. n. a small amount of money. (see also chicken feed.) Forty billion is birdseed to a government with a 600 billion dollar budget.
2. n. nonsense. (Based on BS.) I’ve heard enough birdseed here to last for a lifetime.
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While millions of people will continue to enjoy watching and feeding wild birds, a growing market for organic birdseed and decreasing applications of pesticides will help make sure we don't end up with silent springs.
They explained that cannabis seeds were often found in birdseed.
Again, fill the holes with peanut-butter paste or birdseed, and insert a wire in the top so that you can hang the wooden bird on a limb.
Not satisfied, it lumbered back to the birdseed when Brian's cell phone alarm pierced the quiet night.
I bent to peer into the shadows behind the birdseed.
Julia Katherine Best, Georgia Claire Best, and Mackenzie Scott Porter served as birdseed attendants.
Lamster, the past president of the Audubon Society of Lane County, past president of Mount Pisgah Arboretum and a retired park manager and federal natural resource manager, will display assorted bird feeders that can be used and will discuss the types of birdseed available and how to keep the seed dry.
99) BIRDWATCHER Horatio Clare's mission to follow the migratory path of the common Barn Swallow may not be your usual bag of birdseed but that's no reason to let this excellent piece of travel writing fly past without a second glance.
Another 30lb of lard and birdseed was used to make 60 bugs trapped in the web and the work was finished off with a 6ft wide spider made of dried grass and twigs.
PETER SURTEES, of Eastern Green, Coventry, said: "We put out birdseed all year for these delightful creatures, we break the ice on the birdbaths to ensure they have a drink in the winter and in the spring, when they are feeding their young, we even dig up worms for them.
During winter the group goes to Albert Park to measure trees, plant woodland flowers and make birdseed cakes.
I mix a little aphrodisiac into the birdseed so more
says shoppers can create custom blends of birdseed right in the store with its Seed Sanctuary, an automated merchandising unit.
Every time I see Gillian McKeith stuffing some poor, weak-willed sap full of birdseed, I reach for a sausage sandwich.
April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Picking up wild birdseed at the local store is something most backyard bird lovers take for granted.