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Tips - Placement

WILD BIRD SPECIES FLOOR SIZE BOX HEIGHT ENTRANCE ABOVE FLOOR ENTRANCE HOLE HEIGHT ABOVE GROUND
American Robin * 7" x 8" 8" ---- ---- 6-15'
Barn Owls 10" x 18" 15-18" 4" 6" 12-18'
Bluebirds 5" x 5" 8-12" 6-10" 1-1/2" to 1-9/16" 4-6'
Chickadees 4" x 4" 8-10" 6-8" 1-1/8" 4-15'
Common & Northern Flicker 7" x 7" 16-18" 14-16" 2-1/2" 6-20'
Flycatchers 6" x 6" 8-12" 6-10" 1-1/2" to 1-3/4" 5-15'
House Finch 6" x 6" 6" 4" 2" 8-12'
House Sparrows 4" x 4" to 5" x 5" 9-12" 6-7" 1-3/16" to 2" ----
Nuthatches 4" x 4" 8-10" 6-8" 1-1/4" to 1-3/8" 5-15'
Osprey 48" x 48" Platform ---- ---- ---- ----
Phoebes * 6" x 6" 6" ---- ---- 8-12'
Purple Martins 6" x 6" 6" 1-2" 1-3/4" to 2-1/4" 10-15'
Downy Woodpecker 4" x 4" 8-10" 6-8" 1-1/4" 5-15'
Hairy Woodpecker 6" x 6" 12-15" 9-12" 1-1/2" 8-20'
Pileated Woodpecker 8" x 8" 16-24" 12-20" 3x4" 15-25'
RedBellied Woodpecker 6" x 6" 12-15" 9-12" 2-1/2" 10-20'
RedHeaded Woodpecker 6" x 6" 12-15" 9-12" 2" 10-20'
RedTailed Hawk and Great Horned Owl 24" x 24" Platform ---- ---- ---- ----
Screech Owls and Kestrels 8" x 8" 12-15" 9-12" 3" 10-30'
Barn Swallows * 6" x 6" 6" ---- ---- 8-12'
Violet-Green and Tree Swallows 5" x 5" 6-8" 4-6" 1-1/2" 5-15'
Titmice 4" x 4" 10-12" 6-10" 1-1/4" 5-15'
Prothonotary Warbler 5" x 5" 6" 4-5" 1-1/8" 4-8'
Wood Ducks 10" x 18" 10-24" 12-16" 4" 10-20'
Wrens 4" x 4" 6-8" 4-6" 1" to 1-1/2" 5-10'
YellowBellied Sapsucker 5" x 5" 12-15" 9-12" 1-1/2" 10-20'
* Prefers a nesting shelf


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