Alpaca Bird Nesting Balls

What is an Alpaca Bird Nesting Ball, you ask? It’s a ball made of grapevine stuffed full of alpaca fiber, for the birds to pluck out and carry away to build nests for their young! Alpaca fiber is very soft, and very warm. Can you just imagine what a comfortable nest a mama bird could build for her babies with alpaca fiber?



The birds really do use this fiber and I frequently find it when cleaning out birdhouses in the Fall.  The grapevine balls we use to stuff the fiber into are approximately 4″ in diameter and generously filled with 3 ounces or more of alpaca fiber. Nesting balls hang from a piece of twine, and can be hung on a branch or tied.

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The Month of March

March is the month that Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated and it officially brings the arrival of Spring, which certainly brightens the month and which most of us are ready for after a long, dreary winter. Tiptoed- Under the Tulips!   March is also National Crochet Month … check out 100 Unique Crochet Scarves at Crochet Concupiscence … Read more